A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters
A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters
Xinjiang

politico | Joe Biden weighs ban on solar material from China’s Xinjiang region over forced labour

  • About half the world’s supply of polysilicon comes from Xinjiang, where China has been accused on human rights abuses
  • The ban would assuage pressure to crack down on human rights abuses but could undermine the White House’s climate change goals

Topic |   Xinjiang
A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters
A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang. File: Reuters
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