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President Xi Goal is a Carbon Neutral China by 2060

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Brian Wang is a business-oriented futurist, speaker and author of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is the sole author and writer of, a science-focused news site that...

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China’s President Xi has committed to make China Carbon neutral by 2060. China’s top university, Tsinghua, has published an energy plan to reach that goal. The plan would be increase nuclear energy by nearly 5 times from today’s level and to eliminate coal for electricity by 2050. China would depend upon solar, wind and nuclear energy for electricity. China would double its total energy usage. The changes would be gradual until 2035 and then they would speed up changes. The plan would need $15 trillion of investment. China’s carbon emissions would be: 2020 9.6 billion tons a year 2025 10.2

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