41 minutes | Aug 15, 2019

The U.S. left a hole in climate leadership. China is filling it

Call it the China climate paradox. Often considered the bogeyman of global climate diplomacy, China is making greater and faster strides than expected away from fossil fuels, all part of a long-term economic strategy to dominate in critical technologies.POLITICO's Luiza Ch. Savage, Matt Daily, Darren Samuelsohn and Ryan Heath unpack what that means for the U.S. and other nations. Interviews include:Jonathan Pershing, former U.S. special envoy for climate change and a key negotiator in the Paris climate agreementBarbara Finamore, senior strategic director for Asia at the NRDCCatherine McKenna, Canada’s first foreign minister for climate and the environmentJulie Cerqueira, executive director of the U.S. Climate Alliance 
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