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’

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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