US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua
US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: fears mount that China’s transition to a greener economy may be shelved amid recovery

  • Faced with increasing economic headwinds, there is concern China’s green transition may be set back by the coronavirus
  • Vaunted carbon emissions trading scheme, due for national implementation this year, likely to be delayed, observers say

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US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua
US-based research firm Axios wrote last week that if “Beijing responds with a large property and construction-heavy stimulus package, the resulting increase in cement and steel production could increase carbon intensity.” Photo: Xinhua
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