Virus dims prospects for tougher China climate action

Published 10:29 on February 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:34 on February 18, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, International  /  No Comments

The world’s biggest-emitting nation is looking increasingly unlikely to bring ramped-up climate ambition to UN talks in Glasgow later this year, with China laser-focused on mitigating economic repercussions from the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak that could see emission levels balloon.

The world’s biggest-emitting nation is looking increasingly unlikely to bring ramped-up climate ambition to UN talks in Glasgow later this year, with China laser-focused on mitigating economic repercussions from the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak that could see emission levels balloon.

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