US President Joe Biden with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
US President Joe Biden with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
Sharon Seah
Opinion

Opinion

Sharon Seah

How US-China competition in addressing climate change could benefit Southeast Asia

  • Both countries face challenges in expanding climate cooperation: the US is beholden to domestic politics while China’s economic growth makes reducing emissions difficult
  • There are also different forms of governance, styles of engagement and policy objectives involved, shaping Asean’s cooperation with both countries in different ways

US President Joe Biden with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
US President Joe Biden with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2013. Photo: TNS
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