Politics now hampering US-China climate cooperation: Power Play Ep 5

  • 17 Sep 2021

Power Play Ep 5: Politics now hampering US-China climate cooperation 10:03 mins Synopsis: On the third Friday of every month, The Straits Times examines various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia.  Join Charissa Yong and Danson Cheong - ST’s US and China correspondents respectively based in Washington DC and Beijing - as they chat about the following: US' special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry facing icy reception at Tianjin (0:32) China's mistrust due to America over-promising and under-delivering (2:37) Why US-China climate cooperation is like an 'oasis' surrounded by a desert (5:40) Cooperation seems unlikely at the UN COP26 climate summit in November (7:17) China's plans to build another 200 gigawatts of coal power would affect the world's climate efforts severely (8:20)  Follow ST's Power Play articles: https://www.straitstimes.com/tags/st-power-play Produced by: Charissa Yong (charyong@sph.com.sg), Danson Cheong (dansonc@sph.com.sg), Hadyu Rahim & Fa'izah Sani Edited by: Dan Koh Follow our Asian Insider Podcast channel Mondays to Fridays and rate us: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/Ju4h  Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Read Charissa Yong's stories. Read Danson Cheong's stories. Follow Danson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dansoncj Discover the Asian Insider newsletter. Discover Asian Insider Videos. --- Discover more ST podcast series: Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsider See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.