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China just got serious about global warming. Now we’re really out of excuses.

The world's biggest polluter will set up a carbon market as early as 2016. Here's why that matters.

Over the weekend, China announced it was moving forward with plans for a massive, nationwide cap-and-trade program intended to help combat global warming. Here’s why China is doing this now, and what we know about the plan so far.

Global Carbon Emissions

Carbon pollution

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carbon intensity

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international market carbon prices

china as carbon market hub

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This story was produced as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.


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