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A tandem production

Emissions pledges from the United States and China have re-energized the push for a global climate agreement. Anna Petherick considers how serious the promises are.

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Figure 1: The expected trajectories of China's carbon dioxide emissions under three alternative groups of policies.


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Petherick, A. A tandem production. Nature Clim Change 5, 17–18 (2015).

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