Reaching peak carbon early could save hundreds of thousands of lives in China, study says

Mar 2, 2022 | INVESTING

Reaching peak carbon emissions before its 2030 target could help China to avoid more 600,000 deaths from exposure to the most deadly small particles over the following two decades, a study has found.President Xi Jinping set the 2030 target two years ago as part of a pledge to make the country carbon neutral before 2060.Deadly link between sharp emissions fall and China’s record 2020 rainsHowever, researchers from China and the United States led by a team at Nanjing University found that the…

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