Covid-19 Challenges China’s Sustainable Development Agenda

While the effects of the coronavirus continue to ricochet across the globe, some parts of the world are just beginning to see the economic effects of the virus. For those of us with an interest in China’s sustainability ambitions, one important question to ponder is how the health crisis could potentially impact those ambitions.

The direct short-term environmental impact of China’s production engine being slowed to a halt looks likely to mean that China’s demand for natural resources in 2020 as well as its emissions will be lower than in most years prior.

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