A man eats breakfast by the light of his smartphone in a restaurant during a blackout in Shenyang in China’s Liaoning province on September 29. Photo: AP
A man eats breakfast by the light of his smartphone in a restaurant during a blackout in Shenyang in China’s Liaoning province on September 29. Photo: AP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

China’s coal rush: why the West has no business judging Beijing

  • China is committed to carbon neutrality by 2060 but, in the short term, Beijing simply has to address an energy shortfall and keep the lights on
  • By moving manufacturing to China, the West has offshored some of its carbon emissions. It is not in a position to criticise Beijing

A man eats breakfast by the light of his smartphone in a restaurant during a blackout in Shenyang in China’s Liaoning province on September 29. Photo: AP
A man eats breakfast by the light of his smartphone in a restaurant during a blackout in Shenyang in China’s Liaoning province on September 29. Photo: AP
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