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INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution profile

China expects its carbon dioxide emissions to peak around 2030. At the same time, China will work to increase the non-fossil-fuel share of its energy use to 20 per cent by 2030

PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 January, 2015, 8:57am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 January, 2018, 2:59pm
INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution profile

On November 12 last year, China and the United States announced new targets for greenhouse gas emissions as part of a deal to help curb global climate change. In the next 11 years, the US plans to cut net greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 per cent below the levels they were in 2005. China expects its carbon dioxide emissions to peak around 2030. At the same time, China will work to increase the non-fossil-fuel share of its energy use to 20 per cent by 2030

 

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