China’s decisions could prove critical in the fight against climate change. Photo: AP

Will China’s new climate negotiator Zhao Yingmin be a breath of fresh air?

  • Pollution control specialist is described as a practical, can-do figure but takes the helm at a moment of critical importance
  • Beijing’s role is likely to face intense scrutiny in coming year after failure of Madrid UN talks and warnings that temperatures are rising more quickly that previously forecast
Topic |   Climate change

TOP PICKS

China’s decisions could prove critical in the fight against climate change. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Echo Xie

Echo Xie

Echo is a Beijing-based Chinese politics and policy reporter. Before joining the SCMP, she worked for Jiemian news and the CSMonitor Beijing Bureau. She has a master's in journalism from Shantou University.