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Xie Zhenhua, Special Representative for Climate Change Affairs

Net-Zero and the China Challenge: Decarbonization amid Great Power Competition in the Indo-Pacific

This article will be released in full online August 12, 2023.

As the world hurtles toward planetary catastrophe, driven in large part by the unchecked burning of fossil fuels in the Global North, China has emerged as a leader in renewable energy. This dynamic, Julie de los Reyes and Jewellord Nem Singh contend, mirrors China’s ascendance in many sectors, revealing “the glaring failure of the liberal international order to address pressing social and environmental issues.” | more…