Chris P. Nielsen

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In the northeast Chinese city of Harbin last week, the air pollution was so thick that schools were closed, traffic became gridlocked and flights in and out of the metropolis were canceled. For years, severe air pollution and rising carbon emissions have been downsides to China’s economic growth, even as that growth has lifted more than 600 million people out of poverty.

It may come as a surprise, then, that China has spent enormously to reduce air pollution and to limit carbon dioxide emissions, the main driver of climate change. In fact, its investments to decarbonize its energy system have dwarfed those of any other nation.…  Seguir leyendo »