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Green growth could be China’s second Marshall Plan

Written by Julian Doczi

China’s incredible economic growth since the late 1970s took the world by surprise. The speed and scale of its growth were unprecedented, comparable only to Europe’s post-war Marshall Plan. The singular focus on growth lifted millions out of poverty but created serious environmental problems for the country. Since the early 2000s, however, China has progressed toward a new, greener growth path. Will China surprise the world once again?