China’s industrial emissions surpass all of Europe

Executive Editor
Source: IEA This pathway reflects the targets China declared in 2020, under which carbon emissions peak before 2030 and reach carbon neutrality by 2060. Other includes aluminum, chemicals, paper and more.

Here’s a staggering stat that drives home the need for new technologies cleaning up our manufacturing sector: The carbon emissions of China’s steel and cement industries exceed the entire emissions of the European Union’s energy system, according to the International Energy Agency’s new report out on China.