China produces nearly 30 per cent of global emissions, more than the United States and European Union combined. Photo: Shutterstock Images
China produces nearly 30 per cent of global emissions, more than the United States and European Union combined. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

Shi Jiangtao

COP26: China’s leaders make climate change position clear but what do the people think?

  • Study last year shows climate change is not a priority for Chinese compared with air and water pollution, but they are growing more concerned about it
  • The support of its population, especially at grass-roots level, is key to China hitting its low-carbon target, and to stop relying on coal in particular

China produces nearly 30 per cent of global emissions, more than the United States and European Union combined. Photo: Shutterstock Images
China produces nearly 30 per cent of global emissions, more than the United States and European Union combined. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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