Richard Engel On Assignment takes us to China (“China Leaving US Behind On Green Energy Jobs”) and then to Pittsburgh (“US cities pursue green future while Trump looks backward to coal”) . . . back to China (“Top US diplomat quits over Trump climate policy“), to climate-change from Reagan to Trump (“Missed climate goals a legacy of US politics“), to unelectrified villages skipping straight to solar, and finally to the blue skies ahead for China.
It’s very much worth clicking each link to watch the whole thing. But if you’re short of time, here’s the executive summary: we’re idiots. And by “we’re,” I think you know who I mean.
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