Build a sustainable Belt and Road

Nature
Volume 569 Issue 7754, 2 May 2019
http://www.nature.com/nature/current_issue.html

 

Editorial | 01 May 2019
Build a sustainable Belt and Road
China’s vast Belt and Road Initiative [BRI] is on course to reshape research in the global south. Science leaders everywhere must work to make it transparent, green and free of conflicts of interest…. The BRI is the single largest project to build infrastructure worldwide since the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after the Second World War. Even conservative estimates suggest that the total cost will run to around US$1 trillion…