China has pledged to more than double its installed wind and solar capacity by 2030 ahead of the Glasgow climate conference. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has pledged to more than double its installed wind and solar capacity by 2030 ahead of the Glasgow climate conference. Photo: EPA-EFE

China sends ‘modest’ climate pledge to Glasgow for COP26

  • Disappointed observers find no new announcements in China’s updated commitment, leaving them wanting more
  • World needs ‘giant leaps’ in 2030 ambitions from all major emitters if net zero target is to be met, they say

Topic |   Climate change
China has pledged to more than double its installed wind and solar capacity by 2030 ahead of the Glasgow climate conference. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has pledged to more than double its installed wind and solar capacity by 2030 ahead of the Glasgow climate conference. Photo: EPA-EFE
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