Policy Analysis

China needs to become a leading partner in efforts to "decarbonize development"

By Maya Papineau on May 17, 2005
In this February 2005 commentary, IISD intern Maya Papineau says that China needs to make major leaps in emissions reduction, even though it's not bound to any quantitative restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol's commitment period from 2008 to 2012.