According to initial calculations, China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP in 2021 was 3.8% lower than the previous year, and 50.8% lower than the cumulative total since 2005. Non-fossil energy accounted for 16.6% of primary energy consumption. The installed capacity of wind and solar power generation was 635 million kW. coal consumption per unit of GDP decreased significantly, and forest coverage and forest accumulation achieved “double growth” for the 30th consecutive year. On the first anniversary of the operation of the national carbon emissions trading market, the cumulative trading volume of emission allowances totaled 194 million tons, and the cumulative trading value amounted to 8.492 billion CN¥ (1 CN¥ is approximately 0.14 €).
China’s CO2 emissions per GDP become less