Got a burning question on China? ChinaFocus has got you covered with #FindingAnswersinChina. In episode five, we take a look at how China is battling the greatest existential crisis of our time: Climate Change. For decades, economic expansion was prioritised over environmental protection in China, but over the past few years, a significant shift has been made to focus on a greener future. At last week’s Leaders Climate Summit, China reiterated its biggest statement yet on climate change, promising to reach peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2060. Achieving it will require a complete overhaul of how ordinary Chinese people live. So how does it plan to achieve it?
China’s growing presence in the world economy and the country’s leading role in international development initiatives all increase the need and desire of other countries to understand China’s development journey.
World Bank’s flagship report ‘Doing Business 2020’ ranks China among the top 10 performers in implementation of reforms across eight areas during the past year. It serves as a vote of confidence in China’s opening up, reforms and economic prospects, which should boost the Chinese market confidence.
It is important to understand the impact and global significance of Reform and Opening-up on poverty alleviation, particularly if one wants to understand not only where modern China is today, but also the world.
Experts share their views on China’s development over the decades and its evolving role on the world stage
When China’s 70th anniversary celebrations begin on October 1, it marks a new era in China and world history, one full of opportunities and potential for further cooperation.
China has become a decisive player on a global level although the instability persists due to the difficulties in the global situation.
The road ahead for the PRC after 70 years’ growth
There is no doubt China is on the right track to eradicate absolute poverty next year and attain the first Sustainable Development Goal, 10 years ahead of schedule.
Key transitions fuel China’s economic takeoff
China has made strides in the battle against pollution