Carbon trading at the Beijing Environmental Exchange office plays a big part in China’s larger plan to rein in emissions. Photo: AP

How China turned an interest in emissions trading into a cutting-edge tool against climate change

The carbon market concept is complicated, but China has learned it thoroughly, leaping into a mechanism that, ironically, was invented in the US, Paula DiPerna writes

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Carbon trading at the Beijing Environmental Exchange office plays a big part in China’s larger plan to rein in emissions. Photo: AP
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