Emissions from a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery billow towards a wind turbine in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on January 16, 2020. Photo: AP
Emissions from a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery billow towards a wind turbine in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on January 16, 2020. Photo: AP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Why China must beware of climate change measures aimed at stifling its rise

  • The shift to zero-carbon economies will occur over decades in which it is clear the China-US relationship will be characterised by competition
  • Measures such as carbon taxes adopted in the name of halting climate change could also be a covert way to contain China’s economic growth

Emissions from a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery billow towards a wind turbine in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on January 16, 2020. Photo: AP
Emissions from a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery billow towards a wind turbine in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on January 16, 2020. Photo: AP
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