In China’s Polar frontiers, we explore China’s recent positions and discussions on the icy expanses of the Arctic and Antarctica. They’ve recently established themselves as stakeholders in the future of both these areas. Why is China so interested in these polar regions? And how do the impact of warmer temperatures and climate change shift China’s priorities in the the poles?
6 DECEMBER 2019
The Antarctic landscape has been changing drastically with warming temperatures, and with the changing geopolitical tensions in the world, China has become a big player on discussions about the use of Antarctica’s resources. Why is China so interested in this icy expanse in the South? And how is China positioning itself on conservation issues in Antarctica in the face of climate change?