China CO2 emissions from energy sector still on rise -researchers

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Nov 14, 2019 at 6:58 AM
  • China’s emissions of the climate-warming greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from its energy sector are expected to increase this year and next, driven by rising oil and gas consumption instead of by coal, a team of industry experts warned on Thursday.
  • It had promised to cut carbon intensity – the amount produced per unit of economic growth – by 40%-45% over the 2005-2020 period, and met the target two years in advance.