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China’s Green Revolution: A Step Towards a Sustainable Future

BySamantha Jones

Mar 27, 2024
China’s Economy is Undergoing a Great Transition, Not a Great Decline | articles

In recent years, China has faced heavy pollution as a consequence of rapid industrialization. The country’s early 2010s saw a crisis with heavy smog and PM 2.5 pollution leading to major respiratory illnesses nationwide. This prompted a shift towards greener growth as a clear policy priority, which has proven successful in reducing pollution levels and carbon intensity over the past decade.

China’s approach towards greener growth is aimed at achieving two long-term policy goals: reaching Peak Carbon by 2030 and achieving full carbon neutralization by 2060. To achieve these goals, significant investment in green infrastructure and technology is required, totaling USD 14-17tn. Despite the potentially lower multiplier effect of green infrastructure investments compared to traditional sectors, they are still seen as crucial for productive fiscal policy in China.

While some criticisms have been raised regarding industrial policies leading to overcapacity and global market dumping, such as the solar industry in the 2010s, overall we believe that these criticisms overlook the broader benefits of China’s approach towards greener growth. Despite some challenges, the country’s efforts are positioning it to be competitive in key industries of the future, which aligns with its broader economic goals.

By Samantha Jones

As a dedicated content writer at newszxcv.com, I bring a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail to every piece I create. With a background in journalism and a love for crafting engaging narratives, I strive to deliver informative and captivating content that resonates with our readers. Whether I'm covering breaking news or delving into in-depth features, my goal is to inform, entertain, and inspire through the power of words. Join me on this journey as we explore the ever-evolving world of news together.

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