The Heat: China-Indonesia ties, Heat waves

The Heat

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Beijing Tuesday.
The leaders discussed a range of issues from increasing bilateral trade and expanding cooperation in agriculture and food security. China is Indonesia’s largest trading partner.

Joining the discussion:

  • Thomas Noto Suoneto is a foreign policy analyst and the host of Foreign Policy Talks podcast.
  • Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow with the Taihe Institute.

We now turn to the sweltering heat impacting China, Europe and the United States. The extreme weather is also fueling wildfires. In California, firefighters are working to contain a massive fire outside Yosemite National Park and in Texas, a grass fire spread to a nearby neighborhood destroying several homes

To discuss:

  • Deepti Singh is an Assistant Professor with the School of the Environment at Washington State University.
  • Annela Anger-Kraavi is the Director of the Climate Change Policy Group at the University of Cambridge.
  • Stefan Doerr is a Professor of Geology at Swansea University where he leads its Centre for Wildfire Research.

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