China has a long way in the implementation of its environmental and climate goals, according to a new analysis. Although china’s own "green goals", which it had set in his youngest five-year plan in 2016, already fulfilled or stand in front of it. Nevertheless, for the people’s republic in terms of sustainability, only one "mixed track record", in a work of scientists of the china institute merics in berlin, it is called in a different analysis of scientists.
Still too many dirty energy sources
The people’s republic is the country with the world’s largest greenhouse gas outstob. Although china adding year more capacities to renewable energies than any other nation, the country is still too much of the country "dirty" energy sources depending on the merics experts anna holzmann and nis grunberg.
Alone in the first half of 2020 in china, nearly 20 gigawatts (gw) would have been added to coal power capacity and another 48 gw has been approved at coal-fired power plants. This is more than all coal power in germany together. The authors also stood that a system actually planned for the past year was postponed to trading emission rights. In addition, beijing in chinese investments in carbon-intensive projects abroad yet no strict limits.