The Biden Administration Can Mobilize Greater Climate Action With China
Author: Joanna Lewis
Now that the United States is poised to rejoin the Paris Agreement, the Biden-Harris administration should use all the tools in its diplomatic toolkit to drive climate action around the world. It will be particularly critical for the United States to support and mobilize greater climate action with China. As the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, China has an outsized impact on America’s core interest in climate stability. Re-engagement with China on this existential challenge may also present opportunities for the undoubtedly difficult process of recalibrating the overall U.S.-China relationship during a time of geopolitical and economic tensions and technological competition.