Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
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Beijing ‘hit peak carbon emissions in 2012 due to war on pollution’

  • Research from ‘authoritative institute’ shows significant drop in capital’s emissions from 2013, according to People’s Daily
  • Expert says Beijing was at an advantage to take action since being the capital made it easier to get policies and funding

Topic |   Environment
Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
Beijing’s carbon emissions have reportedly declined because of efforts to tackle air pollution. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
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