ERG Professor Kammen and Alumnus Zeke Hausfather on China’s Announcement of Ending CO2 Emissions
On a recent Scientific American article, ERG Professor Dan Kammen and Alumnus Zeke Hausfather was featured commenting on China’s sudden announcement to end CO2 emissions within 40 years. Both ERG affiliates discuss the significance of the commitment, since this pledge marks the first time China and its top political leader have made a long-term commitment to reducing emissions.
“Reaching that goal by 2060 will require a massive makeover of China’s economy… If they are serious about this, it is certainly the biggest climate news in the last decade in terms of what will bend down global emissions,” Hausfather said.
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