Taking Stronger Action on Climate Change: China and the United States

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Sunday, June 16, 2024
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2014
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Carbon
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Energy/Utility
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Renewable

Together the U.S. and China make up over 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions, so action on the part of both countries is critical to adequately address climate change. With measures such as the $275 billion investment in improving air quality, regional bans on new coal-fired power plants, and pilot cap-and-trade systems for carbon emissions, China is ramping up from what they were already doing on air and climate.

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