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Trump's Paris Withdrawal Cedes Global Leadership to China

It’s no hoax: by recklessly withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, Trump has just ceded the race for global leadership to China.

Is China About to Take the Lead on Climate?

The world needs a U.S.–China partnership to help stop global warming. But the presidential election has thrown the future of this alliance into question.

Why Donald Trump Is Wrong About Climate and China

Donald Trump is all wrong about climate change. Not only does he risk becoming the only world leader who fails to understand that dangerous climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. He also risks negating U.S.

China Focuses on Robust Enforcement of Clean Marine Fuels

October 1st is China’s National Day, but this year it also marked an important day for controlling shipping pollution: Shenzhen, the world’s third biggest container port, started early enforcement of China’s national Domestic Emission Control Area (DECA) regulations.

The Paris Agreement and China’s Climate Leadership

In the midst of its weeklong National Day holiday – also known as Golden Week – China has another reason to celebrate today.  Seventy-two countries, accounting for nearly 57% of

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