China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images
China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images
Climate change

China can meet carbon neutrality goals – by phasing out coal plants, US study says

  • Researchers recommend taking existing, inefficient coal generators offline and halting all new construction
  • As of last year, China had 1,050 gigawatts of installed coal-fired power capacity, or more than the rest of the world combined

Topic |   Climate change
China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images
China has set an ambitious target to become carbon neutral by 2060. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images
READ FULL ARTICLE