Fact Sheet – Will China’s Future be Cleaner?
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.Download
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