President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP
President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP

Will China take the lead if Trump pulls out of climate change treaty?

Beijing and the Obama administration were a driving force in pushing through Paris climate pact and campaigners hope China will take up the baton if US withdraws from deal

Topic |   Paris climate summit 2015
President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP
President -elect Donald Trump has voiced scepticism about the need to tackle climate change. Photo: AP
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