Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo
Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo
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China must show the world and deliver on its emissions pledges

  • As the US snubs international action on climate change, Xi Jinping in front of the UN has set the nation the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2060

Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo
Smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China’s Shanxi province. Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will aim to stop pumping additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by 2060. Photo: AP Photo
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