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May 25, 2022 05:40 AM
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China Aims to Beat Its Own Emission Targets, Envoy Says

Xie Zhenhua is the only Chinese government representative participating this year’s World Economic Forum.
Xie Zhenhua is the only Chinese government representative participating this year’s World Economic Forum.

China aims to hit its carbon-reduction goals ahead of schedule, Chinese climate change envoy Xie Zhenhua said Tuesday in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

In the fight against climate change, China committed to top out emissions of leading greenhouse gas carbon dioxide by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. The country is moving to beat those targets, Xie said.

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