Well, to make a long story short: nope
Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously?
China's pledge to cut emissions to net zero by 2060 was notably unconditional, a complete turnaround from past negotiations "China may have fired the starting gun on what will become a global race to eliminate fossil fuels" #climate
Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously?
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For decades, an excuse for climate inaction by Western #FossilFuel dependent countries has been: "what's the point in us decarbonising if #China 🇨🇳 keeps burning FF?"🏭- Has the world started to take the #ClimateChange fight seriously?
A surprise announcement at this year's UN General Assembly has transformed the politics of cutting carbon, says the BBC's chief environment correspondent (...) he asks whether it might just signal the beginning of a global rush to decarbonise.
It’s looking like “investors won't need to be bullied by green activists into doing the right thing, they will just follow the money” #ClimateChange #Sustainability
Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously? The very fact that the answer is no longer a simple "NO" shows how far we've come.
Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously? It all started with China announcing it will be carbon neutral by 2060.
China’s announcement is nothing short of epochal. Its significance can be measured in degrees averted. This is what bending the curve looks like. Finally momentum building to COP26! BBC News - Has the world started to take climate change fight seriously?
Political economy of the surprise China climate pivot still very interesting - are they acting to grab leadership of global agenda before an anticipated Biden win? Domestic politics of retiring coal is still far from clear. But good news for sure..
That we're now celebrating the Chinese refuse to commit cutting emissions before 2030 tells you just how fucked we are.
'China may have fired the starting gun on what will become a global race to eliminate fossil fuels' explores impact of Xi's carbon pledge