Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

Pelosi, Taiwan and climate: why military conflict might be good for the planet

  • Economic activity that fuels growth also drives deadly weather events. The Ukraine war has forced Europe to rethink its reliance on Russian energy
  • A Taiwan Strait conflict that disrupts global trade might make us stop consuming our way to climate disaster

Corrected [3:26am, 2 Aug, 2022]

  • [3:26am, 2 Aug, 2022]

    An earlier version of this piece asserted incorrectly that Florida Senator Marco Rubio shuns the term “climate change”. Rubio has previously made references to “the changing climate” and “changes in our climate”.

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