China's Drive Toward Carbon Neutrality

By 2030, China will have 220 cities containing a population of 1 million or more, 24 of which will be megacities. The boom China is expected to go through, 'boggles the imagination of North Americans and Europeans.'

Building 220 cities is a massive undertaking. It will take a vast infrastructural effort which will see China construct 50,000 skyscrapers and 170 completely new mass transit systems, the equivalent of more than 'ten New Yorks.'

This will all come at a great cost, so it's imperative that these cities are served by clean energy and sustainable food sources. Alex Steffen charts China's progress so far and its plans for the future.

Full Story: Bright Green: A Carbon Neutral China


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