China to introduce nationwide emissions trading scheme

September 25, 2015 3:46 AM

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Beijing: China, the world's biggest polluter, is about to announce a landmark emissions trading scheme to finally tackle climate change.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will on Friday (US time) announce the start of a nationwide cap-and-trade program to curtail carbon emissions in an important commitment to tackle global climate change, Obama administration officials in Washington said.

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