25.11.2016 - China Emerges as Global Climate Change Leader after Trump Victory
On Nov. 7, two days before the U.S. presidential election, diplomats and climate change experts from around world gathered in the Moroccan city of Marrakech to hash out commitments and chart the way forward to slow down global warming. At the time they did not have any premonition that a climate skeptic, who has described global warming as "a hoax created by China," would be elected president of the United States. Negotiators were upbeat because three days earlier, on Nov. 4, the Paris climate agreement, which aims to control global temperature increases to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, had come into effect, and a global consensus on climate action finally seemed within reach........................................Full Article: Source