These Are the World's Top Polluters Heading Into COP28

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These Are the World's , Top Polluters , Heading Into COP28.
Using data from the EU's Emissions Database for Global
Atmospheric Research 2023, 'The Independent' recently revealed
the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for every country.
In 2022, China was the world's biggest GHG producer,
generating over 25% of total global emissions.
China's share of the world's annual GHG emissions has
doubled over the past 20 years as a result of
rapid economic growth and industrial development.
China's share of the world's annual GHG emissions has
doubled over the past 20 years as a result of
rapid economic growth and industrial development.
China's 2060 goal to reach net zero emissions
would make it one of the last 10 countries
to achieve zero emissions globally. .
'The Independent' reports that the United States
is the world's second-largest GHG producer,
emitting more than 6 billion tons in 2022.
'The Independent' reports that the United States
is the world's second-largest GHG producer,
emitting more than 6 billion tons in 2022.
In November, U.S. President Joe Biden and
China's President Xi Jinping vowed to accelerate
their countries' efforts to combat climate change. .
In November, U.S. President Joe Biden and
China's President Xi Jinping vowed to accelerate
their countries' efforts to combat climate change. .
The world's two biggest emitters of GHG
agreed to reduce methane and other emissions. .
Cooperation between the U.S. and China is viewed
as critical to meeting the climate goals of the COP28.
In a joint statement released after their meeting, Biden and Xi said that
both countries “are aware of the important role they play” and “will work
together... to rise up to one of the greatest challenges of our time.” .
'The Independent' reports that India is
the world's third-largest producer of GHG,
with approximately 7% of total global emissions.
'The Independent' reports that India is
the world's third-largest producer of GHG,
with approximately 7% of total global emissions

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