How China's 'Belt & Road' initiative could make or break the Paris Agreement

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Chinese premier Xi Jinping recently highlighted the importance of low carbon infrastructure development at the B&R forum | Credit: World Economic Forum/Valeriano Di Domenico/Flickr/Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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Chinese premier Xi Jinping recently highlighted the importance of low carbon infrastructure development at the B&R forum | Credit: World Economic Forum/Valeriano Di Domenico/Flickr/Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

China is eyeing $12tr investment across 126 developing countries by 2030, but will the resulting infrastructure be low carbon?

More often than not, the spotlight for climate action tends to shine on the world's highest emitting economies. And quite understandably so: China alone accounted for around 27 per cent of the total share...

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