How China, Japan and South Korea can make their carbon neutral goals a reality – and drive change worldwide
China, Japan and South Korea can be leaders in the fight against climate change if they ensure policies align with their ambitious goals
By Jackson Ewing
If, like millions of others around the world, you have a real passion for the environment and sustainability, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in the industry.
In the 2014 China-US joint announcement on climate change, China promised to peak its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions around 2030. Later this commitment was cemented in the Paris Agreement signed in 2016.
The second cohort of students from the international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program has settled down for their study abroad experience at Duke this semester.
In a commentary for The Lancet Public Health, Duke Kunshan’s John Ji says policymakers working on updating China’s commitments to slow global warming should take into account the potential rise in the health care sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.