30 Jun '15, 12pm

China aims to peak emissions before 2030 - reports

China aims to peak emissions before 2030 - reports

China will reduce carbon emissions from 2030, but aims to do so sooner, according to reports. In its formal submission to the UN ahead of the crucial climate change summit in Paris, the world's largest emitter will say it plans to reduce its CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by 60 to 65 per cent from 2005 levels, according to news agency Reuters . FURTHER READING China and EU pledge to step up green investment with new climate change partnership South Korea confirms plan for 37 per cent carbon cuts The country also aims to increase the share of non-fossil fuels in its primary energy consumption to about 20 per cent by 2030. "China's carbon dioxide emission will peak by around 2030 and China will work hard to achieve the target at an even earlier date," Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said in a statement reported by Reuters after meeting with French President Francois Holland...

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