The future China chooses will dictate the future of the planet

August 16, 2013
By Georg Kell
The Guardian

China is the largest contributor to global warming and also the biggest investor in renewables. The future it chooses will affect us all, writes Georg Kell

The call by the Chinese government for an “ecological civilisation” which aims to control pollution and greenhouse gas emissions may sound like just another party slogan to the casual observer from outside the country.