I don't actually know and I guess the answer is a little complex. It depends on the type of goods the US and EU buys from China. I didn't look into this, but it would be pretty simple to investigate. If you feel confident with programming in Python, then I encourage you to explore the notebook with the code. It is a good question, Ylva! And really important as well!
Decision-makers are on a tight schedule if they want to live up to their obligations in the Paris agreement. Luckily, there is a lot of research about understanding the climate crisis from a financial perspective that can help them. As a data scientist, I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the data and see if I could make out some patterns.
Sometimes I think that if I keep up with the news I develop a qualified opinion about most matters. But the news report, well, they report the news — changes to a not too distant past. It’s like looking at the world through the windscreen of a speeding car — it’s not about the big picture. Moreover, I often have the impression that it can sometimes be difficult to separate opinion from fact in the current news landscape. …
Data scientist/scientist/chemical engineer/person based in Copenhagen. I write about data science and sustainability.