Chinafrica – A Chinese Imperialism

Following the airpocalypse of 2013, a terrible episode involving dangerously high pollution levels, China has been trying to diversify its energy mix so as to limit the environmental crisis within its borders. Among its strategies was to develop the Belt Road Initiative, creating maritime routes from China to Africa. Since the years start of the... Continue Reading →

China a Global Climate Leader? Not so Fast

In November 2017, five months after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accords, President Xi declared that China was now in the “driving seat” when it came to mitigating global climate change. [1] This was a bold claim, given that China is still the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse... Continue Reading →

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