Smoke billows from an unauthorised steel factory in Inner Mongolia, China, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Getty Images
Smoke billows from an unauthorised steel factory in Inner Mongolia, China, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Getty Images
Paul G. Harris
Opinion

Opinion

Paul G. Harris

US-China climate change cooperation sparks optimism, but addiction to fossil fuels remains strong

  • Will Joe Biden and Xi Jinping’s actions be enough to set their countries on a course towards rapid decarbonisation? If current and past practices are accurate guides, there is ample reason to worry

Smoke billows from an unauthorised steel factory in Inner Mongolia, China, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Getty Images
Smoke billows from an unauthorised steel factory in Inner Mongolia, China, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Getty Images
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