Far from peaking, China CO2 emissions could grow 12% by 2020 despite major curbs -study

Published 07:09 on December 2, 2016  /  Last updated at 00:48 on December 3, 2016  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China needs to cut its carbon emissions 2.2 billion tonnes below business-as-usual levels by 2020 to meet its intensity targets, but absolute CO2 output is still expected to rise by up to 12% over the next four years, a senior academic and ETS designer said Friday.

China needs to cut its carbon emissions 2.2 billion tonnes below business-as-usual levels by 2020 to meet its intensity targets, but absolute CO2 output is still expected to rise by up to 12% over the next four years, a senior academic and ETS designer said Friday.

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