China's Climate Conundrums How to Make a Mountain of Coal Disappear
China’s pollution books are either messy or cooked. Either option emphasizes the Potemkin nature of a supposedly binding global climate accord.
China's Climate Conundrums The Chinese Elephant in the Climate Treaty Room
China now emits more carbon pollution per capita than the EU—a first in climate history. Though unrelated domestic developments may reduce some of the country’s emissions, a global climate treaty remains as quixotic as ever.