Joe McDonald reports on China’s coal consumption for AP News.
- China, who accounts for 26.1% of global emissions, has announced that they will increase their coal production.
- China is emitting more CO2 than the rest of the developed world combined and has thus far used climate rhetoric to buy political goodwill on the international stage.
- This announcement is a significant setback to reaching global climate objectives.
- Economic freedom, not central planning and communism, is the best pathway forward to lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
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