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China @ COP28: Victim or Villain?

This year’s COP28 gathering is wrapping up in Dubai and it turned out to be the most controversial climate conference in years where China was at the center of many of the most contentious discussions on how to mitigate the impact of global warming.

China’s positions at the conference were difficult to decipher. Chinese negotiators positioned themselves as a still developing country that’s suffering the consequences of climate change while at the same time aligning many of their critical votes at COP28 with the fossil fuel-producing countries.

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