The government delays and denies reports of shortages from Turkmenistan.
Coal-fired power projects undercut ‘Green BRI’ claims.
Countries in the massive scheme struggle with debt and corruption as environmental concerns arise.
Meaningful protections require fundamental change, experts say.
A study suggests China has entered a high-risk period for its energy and environmental plans.
A new wave of infrastructure projects will boost coal demand, experts warn.
Region faces air and water pollution, deforestation, illegal fishing, wildlife trafficking and a growing plastic trash crisis.