China admits to climate failings

China is failing to make progress on improving and protecting the environment, according to a new Chinese government report.The research ranks China among the world’s worst nations – a position unchanged since 2004.

After the US, China produces the most greenhouse gases in the world.

The Chinese report, prepared by academics and government experts, ranked the country 100th out of 118 countries surveyed.

Some 30 indicators were used to measure the level of “ecological modernisation” including carbon dioxide emissions, sewage disposal rates and the safety of drinking water.


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