China's Climate Conundrums
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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.

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