ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: China, India to beat climate pledges as Trump drags US backwards

Published 16:29 on May 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:29 on May 15, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Other APAC, US  /  No Comments

When it signed the Paris Agreement in 2016, China pledged that its GHGs would peak no later than 2030 and would plunge after that, while the US set a lacklustre emission reduction target that it intended to dramatically improve over time, and India pledged to slow growth in emissions by ratcheting up its renewable sector. Writing from the intersessional UN climate talks in Bonn, Ecosystem Marketplace's Steve Zwick looks at how the landscape have drastically changed in the past 18 months.

By Steve Zwick

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