30 Jun '15, 7pm

China, Brazil, and the U.S. all unveil new climate goals

China, Brazil, and the U.S. all unveil new climate goals

Three of the world’s biggest polluters — China, Brazil, and the U.S. — all announced new strategies to tackle climate change today. China unveiled its long-awaited pledge for the U.N. climate talks to be held in Paris this December. (Such pledges are known in wonk-speak as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, or INDCs.) The country is committing to a more ambitious goal for cutting the amount of greenhouse gases emitted for each unit of economic growth. From the BBC : The statement, released following a meeting in Paris between [Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang] and French President Francois Hollande, said China aimed to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65% by 2030, from 2005 levels. The carbon intensity target builds on a previous plan to cut carbon intensity by 40-45% by 2020. The pledge also reiterates China’s intention to halt the ris...

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