Climate Change and Disaster Recovery Management

East Asia Graphics Series The PRC’s CO2 Emission State of Play

What is the PRC’s current state of CO2 emission? What is the country doing to reduce its emission? What more will the country do to achieve its carbon peak goal before 2030 and carbon neutrality goal before 2060? Are these targets achievable? Our infographics attempt to shed some light on these questions.

Authors: Hsiao Chink Tang, Senior Economist, ADB; Kai Jiang, Postdoctoral Researcher, Postdoctoral Programme, China Investment Corporation; and Dan Wang, RKSI Knowledge Service Coordinator, ADB. Reviewer: Xinjian Liu, Senior Project Officer (Energy), ADB. Graphics: Kwan Seng Loh, Designer, PathDAO.

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