Environmental Aspect of China's Belt and Road Initiative and its Economic BenefitsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : Ali Raza Ansari;
Page : 1273-1281
Keywords : Belt and Road Initiative; Environmental Law; Paris Agreement;
The Belt and Road Initiative project is one of the largest progress ever witnessed by the recent human history. The staggering cost and its coming into force in the year 2049 bythe People's Republic of China's pushes us to look towards the future, especially with regard to environmental law. Since the environment has no borders, a project of such an importance compelled us to questions about its environmental consequences. This paper has takena pragmatic approach towards the environmental legal provisions and the involvement of China on aninternational front. Hence, thispaperreflects a clearintention of Chinatowardsestablishing an "ecological civilization" along with economical benefits for the world in general which deliberates that China has sufficient means to carry out such a project by respecting international environmental standards. The hosting of the13th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in September 2017 and the preparation to host COP15 in May 2021 is a viable proof that China is serious in tackling the issues relating to the environment which will then puts its impact on the world economy.
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