2015-06-30. China climate change plan unveiled.

posted Jun 30, 2015, 4:56 PM by Alan Gould
By Helen Briggs, BBC News. For GSS Climate Change chapter 9. Excerpt: China - the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases - has announced details of its climate action plan. ...The statement, released following a meeting in Paris between Li and French President Francois Hollande, said China aimed to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65% by 2030, from 2005 levels. The carbon intensity target builds on a previous plan to cut carbon intensity by 40-45% by 2020. China also aimed to increase the share of non-fossil fuels in its primary energy consumption to about 20% by 2030, the statement added. Beijing previously set a goal of getting around 15% of its energy from clean sources by 2020. ... http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33317451