China pledges to cut carbon intensity by 45 per cent by 2020

September 19, 2014 12:46 PM

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China pledges to cut carbon intensity by 45 per cent by 2020

BEIJING: China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to reduce its carbon emission intensity by 40-45 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level in a new plan unveiled just ahead of a UN climate summit in New York.

The plan, approved by China's cabinet, maps out major climate change goals which China intends to meet by 2020.

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