China’s carbon emissions hit a record 9.53 gigatonnes in 2013 and fell in the next three years to 9.2 gigatonnes in 2016, according to a study published by Nature Geoscience. Photo: Reuters

Carbon emissions might have peaked in China, study finds

Fall in CO2 output between 2014 and 2016 came after economic shift towards hi-tech sectors, researchers say

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China’s carbon emissions hit a record 9.53 gigatonnes in 2013 and fell in the next three years to 9.2 gigatonnes in 2016, according to a study published by Nature Geoscience. Photo: Reuters
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