People move cabbages at a wholesale market for agricultural products in Beijing on February 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
People move cabbages at a wholesale market for agricultural products in Beijing on February 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Climate change: China’s agri-food system could threaten net-zero goal, urgently needs sweeping emissions plan

  • The system will face severe difficulty reaching net-zero emissions by 2060 even after extensive adoption of feasible mitigation actions, according to study
  • Holistic plan covering food production through to consumption is needed, says Beijing-based consultancy Innovative Green Development Program

People move cabbages at a wholesale market for agricultural products in Beijing on February 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
People move cabbages at a wholesale market for agricultural products in Beijing on February 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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