China is much stronger on climate action than western media asserts

From renewables to reforestation to electrification China is outstripping the world

Michael Barnard
Nov 4, 2019 · 6 min read

A friend and on-and-off collaborator on IPOs and technical innovation initiatives returned recently from a month in Beijing, where he was applying machine learning against video to speed training in sports. He’s a walker, so he covered up to 20 kilometers a day on the streets of the city. He made two observations that rung true for me, as someone who has been paying attention to…