Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng, President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Oct 11, 2021
The planet is heating up – and so are global geopolitics. With less than two months until the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, the United States and China must commit to cooperate on the existential challenge global warming represents. But bilateral relations remain burdened by mistrust, antagonism, and even warmongering.
Peter Bittner, Editorial Assistant, The Diplomat
Dec 12, 2018
President Trump’s controversial move last year to withdraw from the Paris Treaty leaves a leadership vacuum in the U.N., which China has readily stepped in to fill. But can China be trusted with this responsibility?
Dec 13, 2015
With the sudden bang of a gavel Saturday night, representatives of 195 countries reached a landmark climate accord that will, for the first time, commit nearly every country to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions to help stave off the most drastic effects of climate change.
Nov 30, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is attending the opening session of a major United Nations climate change conference here, met with his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama on Monday, discussing issues from bilateral ties to climate change talks.