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Women sort potatoes for packing at a market near Baoding, Hebei province, China. Credit: Reuters / Alamy Stock Photo.

Dietary shift to potatoes could cut staple crop emissions in China by 25%

A dietary shift from rice to potatoes could “notably reduce” the climate and environmental impacts of staple crop agriculture in China, according... Read More

Food and farming | Aug 19. 2021.
Several ships unload and transport coal at Lianyungang Port in Lianyungang.

Analysis: China’s post-lockdown emissions surge shows signs of cooling

China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions grew by around 1% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to a year earlier, new analysis for Carbon Brief sh... Read More

| Aug 13. 2021.
New apartments under construction in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China. Credit: Charles O. Cecil / Alamy Stock Photo.

Analysis: China’s carbon emissions grow at fastest rate for more than a decade

China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have grown at their fastest pace in more than a decade, increasing by 15% year-on-year in the first quarter ... Read More

Emissions | May 20. 2021.
A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang

China’s 2060 climate pledge is ‘largely consistent’ with 1.5C goal, study finds

New research has found that China’s pledge to achieve “carbon neutrality” before 2060 is “largely consistent” with the Paris Agreement’s ... Read More

China Policy | Apr 22. 2021.
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分析:中国粗钢产量激增,助推二氧化碳排放量创下历史新高

对最新季度数据的分析显示,中国的二氧化碳排放量已经从因“新冠”封锁而导致的骤然而短暂的回落中反弹,... Read More

Translations | Dec 8. 2020.
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Analysis: Surge in China’s steel production helps to fuel record-high CO2 emissions

China’s CO2 emissions have rebounded from a steep, but short-lived, fall due to the Covid-19 lockdown to reach a new record high, analysis of the l... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 3. 2020.
Wind mills in Dabancheng Wind Farm, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.

高影响力学者揭示中国如何达成“碳中和”目标

中国要想在2060年前实现近日宣布的“碳中和”目标,那么其电力系统需在2050年前达到二氧化碳“净零”排放。 ... Read More

Translations | Oct 20. 2020.
Wind mills in Dabancheng Wind Farm, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.

Influential academics reveal how China can achieve its ‘carbon neutrality’ goal

China’s electricity system would need to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 if the country is to meet its recently announced target of “carbon ... Read More

China Policy | Oct 14. 2020.
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the Global Trade in Services Summit.

分析:在2060年实现“碳中和”可使中国“更富足”

我们的最新分析显示,中国在2060年之前实现 "碳中和"的意外承诺,可能将本世纪全球升温水平拉低0.25℃,并拉动... Read More

Translations | Sep 29. 2020.
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the Global Trade in Services Summit.

Analysis: Going carbon neutral by 2060 ‘will make China richer’

China’s surprise pledge to reach “carbon neutrality” before 2060 could cut global warming this century by 0.25C and raise the country’s GDP, ... Read More

Guest posts | Sep 24. 2020.
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‘Construction fever’ responsible for one fifth of China’s CO2 emissions

The construction and demolition of buildings in China was responsible for nearly a fifth of the nation’s annual CO2 emissions in 2015, according to... Read More

China Policy | Jun 9. 2020.
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