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
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.