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Where’s the Green? New Research Raises Doubts About China Investments in Sustainable Energy

Source: Boston University Global Development Policy Center 2023a.

At the Belt and Road Forum in October, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech was peppered with the word “green.” He committed China to numerous green initiatives, including “green infrastructure, green energy and green transportation.”

The problem is that China’s global energy investment shows very few green projects so far, according to a new study by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center.

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