President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters

Climate change: Xi Jinping makes bold pledge for China to be carbon neutral by 2060

  • President announces new emissions goals in video address to UN General Assembly, just after Donald Trump slams Beijing for ‘rampant pollution’
  • Observer calls it a well-calculated move aimed at ‘contrasting China’s climate ambitions with the climate inaction of the US’

Topic |   Climate change
President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China would scale up its voluntary emissions targets under the Paris climate agreement. Photo: Reuters
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