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China confirms it will cut carbon emissions by 65% by 2030

China will aim to reduce its carbon emissions by 65% by 2030 from the levels recorded in 2005, which has came as great news. This comes after a new worldwide carbon emission plan unveiled by the worlds largest greenhouse gas emitters.

Previously China had committed to cut emissions by 45% by 2020 from 2015 levels, so the news announced this week is continuing the trend of China reducing its carbon footprint.

China are making progress with greenhouse gases

China is close to hitting its peak emission levels and will start to see a decline within the next 10 years. China, who are the world biggest investor in solar and wind power, have a particular vulnerability to an increase in global temperatures.