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China’s Top Climate Scientists Plan Road Map to 2060 Goal

  • President Xi says China wants to be carbon neutral by 2060
  • Report is among first descriptions of how that might happen
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Waskow: China's Carbon Neutral Goal a Game-Changer
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The most ambitious climate goal the world’s ever seen now has a road map for how to arrive at it.

One of China’s top climate research institutes on Sunday laid out a plan of increasing renewable and nuclear energy and completely phasing out coal power. It’s the first blueprint from a group that works closely with the government showing how the country might become carbon neutral by 2060, a goal laid out by President Xi Jinping last week in a speech to the United Nations.