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The U.S. left a hole in leadership on climate. China is filling it: China is making greater and faster strides than expected away from fossil fuels – becoming the world’s largest investor in solar and wind technology and boasting more jobs in solar energy than in coal-mining

The U.S. left a gap in management on local weather. China is filling it: China is making higher and quicker strides than anticipated away from fossil fuels – changing into the world’s largest investor in photo voltaic and wind expertise and boasting extra jobs in photo voltaic vitality than in coal-mining

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  1. Of course they are because they see this as a technology they can get ahead on. When shit hits the fan and everyone needs this tech they will be the experts because our heads are up our asses.

  2. Aren’t they the ones using banned chemicals that tear holes in the ozone?

  3. Who wrote this junk, Winnie the Pooh himself?

  4. They are also the biggest investors in coal. China is only worried about Chinese needs.

  5. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/15/climate-china-global-translations-1662345) reduced by 90%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Often considered the bogeyman of global climate diplomacy, China is making greater and faster strides than expected away from fossil fuels – becoming the world's largest investor in solar and wind technology and boasting more jobs in solar energy than in coal-mining.

    > The moves are giving China a growing leadership role on the world stage – precisely at a time when Washington's voice is becoming less relevant thanks to President Donald Trump's announced plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, according to interviews with POLITICO's Global Translations podcast.

    > "China has come a long way in moving from a climate resister to a strong supporter of the Paris agreement and global climate governance," Finamore said.

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  6. China’s new renewable energy plan is making the citizens of Hong Kong run on hamster wheels.

  7. They are also the greatest emitters of carbon dioxide and one of the countries with the most coal investment.

  8. Great, now America won’t do it because it’s communist now. Just great.

  9. Whilst Mr Trump is aiding coal mining

  10. And yet you can’t breathe in Beijing…..

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