A man wearing a face mask cycles along a bridge in front of the financial district of Shanghai on November 22. Air pollution alone costs China about 6.5 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters

Is China serious about curbing pollution along the belt and road?

Earl Carr and Yan Chen say the world, including the US and Japan, is watching Beijing’s unprecedented investment project, wondering whether it will follow through on climate-friendly targets and begin cutting back on materials that contribute to pollution, such as cement

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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A man wearing a face mask cycles along a bridge in front of the financial district of Shanghai on November 22. Air pollution alone costs China about 6.5 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Reuters
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