Ahead Of Glasgow Talks, Observers Press China For Tougher GHG Goal

September 23, 2021
Observers are seeking to increase pressure on China, the world’s largest carbon emitter, to detail stronger greenhouse gas reduction targets ahead of November’s highly anticipated global climate talks in Scotland, even as U.S. officials are striving to convince countries that they can implement their own ambitious GHG goals. “China has really held back on saying anything meaningful with respect to ramping up [ambition] in this decade, in the 2020s,” argued Todd Stern, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and...

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