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Fact Sheet – Will China’s Future be Cleaner?

Fact Sheet – Will China’s Future be Cleaner?

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Over the last ten years, China has faced increasing internal and international pressure over pollution and carbon emissions. Since assuming office in 2012, President Xi Jinping signed a bilateral agreement with the U.S. and made China a signatory to the Paris Climate Agreement. He also pursued the development of green energy technology and renewable energy sources. While China has reduced its carbon intensity, a measure of emissions per unit of GDP, net carbon emissions have continued to rise. To avoid a 1.5° C increase in global temperatures, as the Paris agreement prescribes, China must reduce emissions.


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