Smoke rises from a petrochemical production complex on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
Smoke rises from a petrochemical production complex on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
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China petrochemicals sector likely to miss 2030 peak carbon target, but all is not lost, report says

  • Current trends and policy direction show it will be 2035 before petrochemicals sector reaches peak carbon, Peking University report forecasts
  • Renewable energy focus could bring date forward by 10 years and provide strong support for China’s ‘dual carbon’ targets, energy adviser says

Smoke rises from a petrochemical production complex on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
Smoke rises from a petrochemical production complex on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
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