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China’s Extreme Weather Warnings Avoid Talk of Climate Change

State media often frame climate change as a global problem that China can lead in solving, not as a crisis that affects its citizens’ daily lives.

Heavy rain caused flooding in eastern China's Anhui province. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Heavy rain caused flooding in eastern China's Anhui province. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Photographer: STR/AFP

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As unprecedented heatwaves sweep across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere, China is telling its people to brace for another summer of dangerous floods and droughts.