Is China serious about cutting it’s greenhouse gas pollution?
Carbon Dioxide pollution output slowed
More than the government promised
The trend is likely to continue
Can China do more to cut emissions?
Could signed boulder pledges
Tends to make conservative commitments
In international agreements.
Can China become the global leader in fighting climate change?
Offered China an opportunity
To promote itself as a responsible defender
China doesn’t want the role
What China did pledged to do under the Paris accord?
Cut its carbon intensity
By 60 to 65 percent by 2030
China’s emissions can keep growing
At a slower rate.
How China has purportedly become the world’s biggest greenhouse gas polluter?
Overtaken United States
Became world’s biggest carbon dioxide polluter.