A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP
A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

As Joe Biden prepares to rejoin the global fight against climate change, who will foot the bill?

  • To garner the necessary funds to combat climate change, the US needs a financial system tsar who can push Wall Street to come up with products linked directly to long-term investment in individual UN Sustainable Development Goals

A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP
A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes during the Creek fire in the Cascadel Woods area of California on September 7. Climate change has contributed to the death and dryness of trees that fuel the spread of wildfires. Photo: AFP
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London