Xi Jinping to China: “Any harm we inflict on nature will eventually return to haunt us”

October 18, 2017
By Echo Huang and Tripti Lahiri

In 2012, in a key party leadership speech, China vowed to work with international society to “actively respond” to climate change. Five years on, president Xi Jinping just told China that it is in the “driving seat” when it comes to preserving the planet for future generations.