Michaela Pedersen-Macnab is a policy researcher in the China Institute at the University of Alberta. She completed a research fellowship in Zhengzhou and Beijing in July 2017.

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Are climate reforms in China evidence of global leadership?

In the 1980s, Deng Xiaoping famously articulated the “24-character strategy,” in which he suggested that China “keep a low profile” (tao guang yang hui, or 韬光养晦) and “never claim leadership.” This status quo strategy informed China’s foreign policy for decades and became …

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