China has invested billions of dollars in green energy, including solar, but is still heavily reliant on coal for its electricity. Photo: Reuters
China has invested billions of dollars in green energy, including solar, but is still heavily reliant on coal for its electricity. Photo: Reuters

China’s role ‘critical’ if world is to meet climate change targets

  • Without further Chinese progress away from coal, Paris Agreement goals cannot be delivered, UN environment agency warns
  • China has invested more than any other country in renewable energy, but its investments in fossil fuels have also risen

China has invested billions of dollars in green energy, including solar, but is still heavily reliant on coal for its electricity. Photo: Reuters
China has invested billions of dollars in green energy, including solar, but is still heavily reliant on coal for its electricity. Photo: Reuters
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