Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Without China, there is no solving the climate crisis and Western critics must remember that

  • Any effective solution must be down to how China performs, but leading Western economies are keen to grab the credit for progress on emissions
  • It is easy to blame China for rising emissions and global temperatures, but this overlooks the contributions it is making to arrest the crisis

Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
Wind turbines and solar panels near Fuxin, in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on November 16, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.