TITLE

COP21: China Prepares to Act on Climate Change

AUTHOR(S)
Hilton, Isabel
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
YaleGlobal Online;12/1/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
111942664

 

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