Can China achieve its ambitious climate pledges? | Hongqiao Liu

Can China achieve its ambitious climate pledges? | Hongqiao Liu

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Tuesday, 26 October

In 2020, China's President Xi Jinping pledged that China would both peak its emissions by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2060 -- a change that will require action at an unheard-of scale and speed. Can the country actually achieve this ambitious vision? In this forward-looking talk, environmental journalist and analyst Hongqiao Liu explores what the world's largest carbon emitter (and second-largest economy) will need to do to get there.
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