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  • China’s overseas finance is becoming increasingly influential globally. Between 2004 and 2013, China’s overseas investments increased 13.7 times, from $45 billion to $613 billion.

    This level of investment can provide needed sources of capital for developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. As China plays a greater role in development finance, it can also embrace the opportunity to manage environmental and social risks associated with these investments.

  • The new U.S.-India agreement on climate change will help turn India’s bold renewable energy targets into reality.

    Rather than relying on one major plank, the collaboration is a comprehensive set of actions that represent a substantial step in advancing low-carbon development in India while also promoting economic growth and expanding energy access.

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