China’s ‘modest’ climate targets for next five years don’t go far enough, experts say



China has announced five-year targets towards achieving its carbon neutrality and environment protection goals, but critics say they do not go far enough.In a speech at the opening session of the national legislature on Friday, Premier Li Keqiang pledged to pursue green development and to reduce the country’s energy consumption per unit of GDP, or energy intensity, by 13.5 per cent from the 2020 levels by 2025. Carbon emissions per unit of GDP, or carbon intensity, would be cut by 18 per cent…