In pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, Donald Trump has turned his back not just on the world but on the low-carbon economy. He should pay heed to a very apt lesson from China's history.
Women are underrepresented in the energy sector at a time of rapid change and demand for new talent. Hiring more women could make energy companies more innovative and speed the shift to clean fuels.
These countries are well-positioned to lead the way from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy.
Phasing out fossils fuels would go a long way to stopping dangerous climate change – but it might be harder than we thought.