Explainer: China, the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter

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THE WORLD’S LARGEST emitter of greenhouse gases, China, and its approach to carbon neutrality is under the microscope this year at COP28 as it’s often seen as make-or-break for the planet’s future. At the event in Dubai this year, the Irish delegation is set to push for fossil fuel companies to ‘pay their way’ as countries look to strike deals to ramp up climate action and avoid catastrophic temperature rise. This year’s COP, which begins tomorrow, comes against a backdrop of an overwhelming amount of evidence detailing the scale of the climate crisis. The Journal’s Lauren Boland is reporting from...