Workers prepare the first block train for departure from Shijiazhuang, China to Moscow last year. Russia was identified as a country that would have to reduce its carbon emissions by 68 per cent by 2050. Photo: EPA-EFE

Heavy carbon emitters in China’s belt and road network may put Paris climate targets at risk

  • Study on impact of global infrastructure scheme finds that if countries don’t curb emissions, temperatures could rise by nearly 3 degrees Celsius by 2050
  • It says ‘investment decisions made now could make or break’ the 2015 goals
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Workers prepare the first block train for departure from Shijiazhuang, China to Moscow last year. Russia was identified as a country that would have to reduce its carbon emissions by 68 per cent by 2050. Photo: EPA-EFE
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