ENERGY TRANSITION: China outlines path to carbon neutrality

Guidance for China to achieve its carbon emissions peak by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060 was jointly released by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council on Sunday October 24.

The guidance specifies that by the year 2025, China’s energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product will be reduced by 13.5% from 2020 levels, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per unit of GDP will be 18% lower than that in 2020, and its share of non-fossil energy consumption will account for about 20% of the country's total energy consumption. By 2030, China’s...

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Ruby Liu

October 26, 2021

10:08 GMT

Shanghai