A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP
A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP
China pollution

Xi Jinping knows China can’t be great without taking care of its environment

Christine Loh says the emphasis on environmental protection coming from both the president and the constitution is a natural continuation of the party’s agenda of modernisation and social uplift

Topic |   China pollution
A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP
A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP
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