Visuel Pierre Tiessen

Pierre Tiessen

Journalist, Specialist of the development in Asia countries

2 published articles

Climate change: China sets ambitious goals amid contradictions
Opinion

Climate change: China sets ambitious goals amid contradictions

China has set very ambitious climate change targets. However, while the world’s largest coal consumer attempts to establish itself as a future leader in renewable energy, there are clear contradictions in its approach.
Pierre Tiessen
Eradicate poverty in China: A realistic target?
Opinion

Eradicate poverty in China: A realistic target?

In order to eradicate poverty in China by 2020, the central authorities have just approved an investment plan equivalent to EUR 51bn. This is a strong political act but which, according to observers, must be combined with major social measures.
Pierre Tiessen