The sustainable superpower? 5 reasons for China’s clean tech boom | GreenBiz

Beijing clean energy

ShutterstockLu Jinrong

Tsing Capital, based in Beijing, is one of many players tracking the evolution of China’s clean tech sector.

Rapid urbanization, a growing appetite for middle-class consumer goods and the not-so-enviable distinction of being the world’s biggest carbon polluter.

These are a few of the traits often ascribed to China in the debate about which country will pick up the mantle of climate action in a post-Paris agreement world sans U.S. leadership.

One perk of the shifting global policy landscape, according to Qi Lu, who heads research at Beijing-based clean tech investment firm Tsing Capital: a spike in international interest in China’s emerging sustainable technology sector

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