Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

US-China relations: partisan, anti-science squabbling is blocking needed climate action

  • Lost in the geopolitical drama is the urgency of a face-to-face meeting between leaders of the world’s biggest polluters to address the threat
  • The alarming hostility to science in the US only underscores the challenge the world faces in the battle to stop the degradation of the environment

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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.