China reached its 2020 greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal last year, its government said.
China had targeted a reduction of its carbon dioxide emissions as a unit of gross domestic product by 40 percent to 45 percent by 2020, compared to 2005 levels.
China pledged under the 2015 Paris agreement only to stop increasing its emissions by 2030. Officials said they would work to reduce emissions before that point, but it made no commitment on that front in the nonbinding accord.
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