The leadership of the world’s second largest economy has issued its growth plan for the next five years, underscoring its commitment to restructuring and layoffs in traditional heavy industry and job stimulus in the service sector.
As Trump's America takes a back seat over climate action, China is expected to take on a lead role in shaping global policies to tackle carbon emissions and promote renewables. Beijing's climate record, though, is mixed.
Expansion of the world's second-largest economy has cooled slightly, fresh figures from the national statistics office have shown. But there's no sign of instability as the Communist Party Congress is in full swing.
India is at the top of the list of nations expected to be worst hit by the adverse effects of climate change. It is striving to overcome the problem by advancing strategies like investing massively in renewable energy.
The world's second-largest economy has further reduced its pace of growth, with factory output missing analysts' expectations. More companies were closed as the government kept fighting industrial pollution.
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