China’s Ambitious Climate Goals Collide With Reality, Hampering Global Efforts

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China, the world’s largest greenhouse-gas polluter, is heading to Glasgow climate talks next week with a bold agenda: For the first time, it promises to take major steps to wean itself off fossil fuels, committing to net-zero emissions before 2060.

But in the coming decade, the country says, its carbon emissions will continue to rise, peaking sometime before 2030.

Publish : 2021-10-28 08:15:00

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