China2050
CHINA 2050: A FULLY DEVELOPED RICH ZERO CARBON ECONOMY
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REACHING ZERO EMISSIONS FROM HARDER-TO-ABATE SECTORS
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BETTER GROWTH
CLEANER ENERGY
FASTER CHANGE
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There is an urgent need to make the right decisions about our energy systems. We are a diverse group from across the energy landscape, aiming to accelerate change towards low-carbon energy systems that enable robust economic development and limit the rise in global temperature to well below 2°C.

 

A ZERO-CARBON CHINA

CHINA 2050: A FULLY DEVELOPED RICH ZERO-CARBON ECONOMY

For the world to deliver the Paris Climate targets, it is vital that China has a strategy to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.

This ground-breaking report demonstrates that it is technically feasible to achieve that objective, and the investment required is easily affordable given China’s high savings and investment rate. Moreover, committing to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 will spur investment, innovation and enhance the quality of life in China.

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Who We Are

LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE ENERGY LANDSCAPE

We are a diverse group of leaders from public, private and social sectors. We are energy users and suppliers, researchers and advisers, with experience in various geographies.

Together, we aim to accelerate change towards low-carbon energy systems that enable robust economic development and limit the rise in global temperature to well below 2°C. We hope to build a trusted fact-base and coalition to support energy policy and investment decision-making across countries and sectors. ..................................................


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The Challenge

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

One of the greatest questions of our time is how to provide the energy needed for a growing and more prosperous global population, without damaging the environment beyond repair. Billions of us need better access to energy - to meet basic needs and to industrialize. Yet at the same time, our energy systems need to become cleaner, to support long-term prosperity.

The energy decisions that will be made in the next 15 years will determine whether both of these objectives can be met. ..................................................


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