CARBON PEAK & CARBON NEUTRALITY

Why Does China’s Carbon Neutrality Ambition Matter?

Editor’s Note: China has announced its targets for peaking carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and reaching carbon neutrality...

Beautifying China

Got a burning question on China​? ChinaFocus​ has got you covered with #FindingAnswersinChina. In episode five, we take a look at how China is battling the greatest existential crisis of our time: Climate Change. For decades, economic expansion was prioritised over environmental protection in China, but over the past few years, a significant shift has been made to focus on a greener future. At last week’s Leaders Climate Summit, China reiterated its biggest statement yet on climate change, promising to reach peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2060. Achieving it will require a complete overhaul of how ordinary Chinese people live. So how does it plan to achieve it?