Six things to know about China's latest carbon plan

China aims to achieve a carbon emissions peak before 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060.
China aims to achieve a carbon emissions peak before 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060.PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (CAIXIN GLOBAL) - Carbon neutrality has been the buzzword in China in recent months.

Last September, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the United Nations General Assembly that China would achieve a carbon emissions peak before 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060. To keep that promise, the Chinese authorities have begun to take action. A meeting on Monday of the Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission chaired by Mr Xi reiterated the need to reduce greenhouse-gas carbon emissions.

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