Geologist Chen Yanjun overlooks Baishui Glacier No 1 on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Yunnan, China. Scientists say this glacier is one of the fastest-melting in the world due to climate change, having lost 60 per cent of its mass and shrunk 250 meters since 1982. Photo: AP
Minxin Pei
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Minxin Pei

As the US and China seek to win the trade war, the whole world could end up the loser on climate change

  • Minxin Pei says a global effort is essential to prevent catastrophic changes in the climate, which can’t happen if China and the US form competing orders

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Geologist Chen Yanjun overlooks Baishui Glacier No 1 on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Yunnan, China. Scientists say this glacier is one of the fastest-melting in the world due to climate change, having lost 60 per cent of its mass and shrunk 250 meters since 1982. Photo: AP
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