China tackles climate change with world's largest carbon market

时间:2019-03-07 01:05:01166网络整理admin

Christian Petersen-Clausen/Getty By Timothy Revell China has upped the ante in its efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and slow the progress of climate change. The Chinese government is launching a nationwide carbon market that should encourage power companies to cut their emissions. China is the world’s largest polluter, responsible for more than a quarter of annual greenhouse gas emissions – although that is partly an artefact of its huge population, as it produces fewer emissions per person than the United States. Though China invests heavily in green technologies like electric cars and solar panels,