Is China serious about climate change?
Chinas energy security concerns are undermining its ambitious climate pledges. We try to understand the contradiction from the perspective of Chinas leaders. And, in a country where activism can be dangerous, we find out how environmentalists are working within the system. Is China serious about climate change? The Economists Beijing bureau chief, David Rennie, and senior China correspondent, Alice Su, talk to Ma Jun from the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, an NGO. Our environment editor Catherine Brahic talks to Li Shuo of Greenpeace East Asia. Sign up to our weekly newsletter here and for full access to print, digital and audio editions, as well as exclusive live events, subscribe to The Economist at economist.com/drumoffer. Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google | RSS