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China's CO2 emissions 'may have hit peak' - The Straits Times

China's CO2 emissions 'may have hit peak'The Straits TimesBEIJING • China's carbon emissions, by far the world's highest, may have peaked in 2014, according to a study published yesterday, potentially putting Beijing under pressure to toughen climate pledges perceived as too lax. China vowed to bring ...and more »

Good News: China's Greenhouse Emissions Might Already Have Peaked - Mother Jones;

Good News: China's Greenhouse Emissions Might Already Have Peaked - Mother Jones

Mother JonesGood News: China's Greenhouse Emissions Might Already Have PeakedMother JonesChinese waitresses, who serve the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, pose for photographs in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. More than 2,000 delegates from China's top legislative advisory body convened their annual meeting last Thursday.and more »

China on track to reach Paris climate goal way sooner than expected - Inhabitat;

China on track to reach Paris climate goal way sooner than expected - Inhabitat

InhabitatChina on track to reach Paris climate goal way sooner than expectedInhabitatChina is the world's largest carbon emitter – in 2012, they used almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined. Which is why it was so important that theypledged at the Paris climate talks to hit peak carbon emissions by 2030. Now a new working ...and more »

The long-awaited peak in China's carbon emissions may have already happened - Quartz

The long-awaited peak in China's carbon emissions may have already happenedQuartzChina's rapid industrialization was accompanied by massive carbon emissions, rising year after year. Until now. Maybe. According to research from the London School of Economics, China's emissions have slowed, and may now be falling in absolute terms, ...and more »

China vowed to peak carbon emissions by 2030. It could be way ahead of schedule - Washington Post;

China vowed to peak carbon emissions by 2030. It could be way ahead of schedule - Washington Post

Washington PostChina vowed to peak carbon emissions by 2030. It could be way ahead of scheduleWashington PostIn November 2014, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping shook hands on a historic agreement to control greenhouse gas emissions in both countries. The United States pledged to bring national emissions at least 26 percent below their 2005 ...and more »

China CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: study - Reuters;

China CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: study - Reuters

ReutersChina CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: studyReutersChinese flag is seen in front of the financial district of Pudong amid heavy smog in Shanghai, China, December 23, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song. 1/2. left. right. Buidlings are seen on a polluted day in Tianjin, China, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon.and more »

emissions - China Daily

emissionsChina DailyBEIJING - China still aims to hit peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and is working hard to slow growth , the country ' s special representative on climate change said Monday . China ' s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution ( INDC ) set the ...and more »

China's Carbon Emissions May Have Already Peaked, Study Says - Wall Street Journal (blog);

China's Carbon Emissions May Have Already Peaked, Study Says - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)China's Carbon Emissions May Have Already Peaked, Study SaysWall Street Journal (blog)Could China's emissions of carbon dioxide already have peaked? New research from two U.K.-based climate institutes says that may be the case. The paper, due to be published this month in the journal Climate Policy, says that based on the country's ...and more »

China's CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: Study - TODAYonline;

China's CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: Study - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineChina's CO2 emissions may have peaked in 2014: StudyTODAYonlineA chimney spewing matter into the air in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 12:57 PM, March 7, 2016. Updated: 5:17 PM ...and more »

China's emissions may have already peaked says economist Lord Nicholas Stern - Sydney Morning Herald;

China's emissions may have already peaked says economist Lord Nicholas Stern - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldChina's emissions may have already peaked says economist Lord Nicholas SternSydney Morning HeraldChina's mammoth carbon dioxide emissions are likely to peak before 2025, and may have already done so. New research by prominent economist Lord Nicholas Stern has found that China, easily the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, may have ...and more »

China carbon dioxide emissions may be falling, says LSE study - Financial Times;

China carbon dioxide emissions may be falling, says LSE study - Financial Times

Financial TimesChina carbon dioxide emissions may be falling, says LSE studyFinancial TimesChina's carbon dioxide emissions are likely to peak by 2025 — and may even have done so already — according to a new paper that suggests the country's economic slowdown and transition, combined with rapid adoption of renewable energy, mean ...and more »

China's carbon emissions may have peaked already, says Lord Stern - The Guardian;

China's carbon emissions may have peaked already, says Lord Stern - The Guardian

The GuardianChina's carbon emissions may have peaked already, says Lord SternThe GuardianWorkers at a windfarm in Guazhou, China. The country's emissions have fallen as renewable energy has increased and coal use has fallen. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. Greenhouse gas emissions ...and more »