Cold war, hot planet: Could superpower rivalries derail climate change goals?

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How serious are the superpowers in tackling the planet’s climate emergency? In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Xi Jinping following the lead of Japan and South Korea and pledging the end to China’s financing of coal plants overseas. The United States putting aside escalating tensions to hail the promise, but critics dismiss the announcement as a low-hanging fruit coming from the nation that’s home by far to the most domestic coal-fired power plants.


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