China could gain clout if US backs out of climate commitments, experts say

As the international community worries U.S. president-elect Trump could back away from climate commitments, Chinese President Xi Jinping sends signals at Davos that his country is ready to fill a leadership void.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.