China’s carbon emissions data is notoriously opaque, but it has to regularly submit an official inventory to the UN as a signatory to the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Photo: Reuters

China’s greenhouse gas emissions soar 53 per cent in a decade, data shows

  • Figure for 2014 was 12.3 billion tonnes, according to carbon ‘inventory’ submitted to United Nations
  • Country is aiming to bring its total to a peak by ‘around 2030’
Topic |   Climate change

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China’s carbon emissions data is notoriously opaque, but it has to regularly submit an official inventory to the UN as a signatory to the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Photo: Reuters
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