In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images
In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images

China’s carbon neutral ‘transformation’ could cost US$6.4 trillion, but plan has ‘Achilles’ heel’

  • Solar, wind, storage and nuclear power projects are set to take centre stage, according to a report by energy analysts Wood Mackenzie
  • But China faces challenges in securing certain supplies of critical raw materials, mainly copper, aluminium, nickel, cobalt and lithium

Topic |   China’s carbon neutral goal
In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images
In addition to its carbon neutrality goal, China has pledged to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by “at least” 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Photo: Getty Images
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