COP21: China Prepares to Act on Climate Change

Hilton, Isabel
December 2015
YaleGlobal Online;12/1/2015, p1
The article highlights the global climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2009 and how it came close to disaster due to China's position on limiting carbon emissions. It cites the 2015 climate conference in Paris, France where China promised to peak its emissions by 2030 or earlier. It notes that China has become the world's largest investor in national renewable energy and the world's leading market for clean-energy finance.


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