Eamon Barrett reports on Fortune that China burned over half of the world’s coal last year, despite recent net-zero commitments.
- There is a serious disparity between the climate rhetoric of the Chinese government and their actions.
- While carbon, not coal, is the enemy in the race to lower emissions China has continued to emit large amounts of CO2 despite ambitious climate pledges.
- Carbon emissions do not respect borders. If we want to meaningfully reduce global emissions, China must be held accountable for its climate commitments.
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