China's Carbon Neutrality Journey

As the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China has significant work to do before achieving President Xi's groundbreaking national target of peaking carbon emissions by 2030 and achieving carbon neutrality by 2060. Since Xi's announcement in September 2020, stakeholders have sprung into action through both policy and market mechanisms. One notable milestone being the long-anticipated launch of China's national carbon market. China's efforts to decarbonize will be significant not only in their own right but also as an example for countries around the world. Track the latest developments in China’s progress towards carbon neutrality on this timeline.

2020-09-22 12:30:59

Xi announces China’s carbon neutrality goal

2020-09-30 12:30:59

Xi reaffirms carbon neutrality target

2020-10-29 12:30:59

Carbon targets included in the 14th Five-Year Plan proposal

2020-11-12 12:30:59

Xi reaffirms carbon neutrality goal for third time at Paris Peace Forum

2020-11-17 12:30:59

Xi reaffirms carbon neutrality goal for the fourth time at the BRICS summit

2020-11-22 12:30:59

Xi talks about carbon neutrality goal at the G20 Riyadh Summit

2020-12-12 12:30:59

Xi announces further commitment for 2030 goal at Climate Ambition Summit

2020-12-18 12:30:59

China Central Economic Work Conference proposes carbon peaking action plan

2020-12-22 12:30:59

NEA promotes renewable energy development for carbon neutrality commitment

2020-12-24 12:30:59

SASAC promotes active participation of SOEs to achieve carbon targets

China's Carbon Neutrality Journey

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