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Emissions in China are close to a turning point

China’s rapid uptake of clean power means that it is on track to overachieve on its target of reaching peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030. That said, the pace of decline will be slow at first, not least because it will probably take time for emissions reductions in other key sectors to gather pace, with faster progress in bringing emissions down only likely to come in the 2030s and 2040s.

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