From ‘airpocalypse’ to carbon cutter: China’s road to climate reckoning

//From ‘airpocalypse’ to carbon cutter: China’s road to climate reckoning

From ‘airpocalypse’ to carbon cutter: China’s road to climate reckoning

For much of the past few decades, China’s growth has been powered by fossil fuels, particularly coal. While the economic gains have been vast and rapid, the toll on the environment has been huge. In the first of a four-part series, Echo Xie looks at how China has sought to change development gear over the last decade to combat pollution and see a more sustainable future.It was less than a decade ago that Barbara Finamore struggled to make out some of the buildings across the street from her…

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