(China) State-owned companies face challenges in achieving China’s carbon neutrality goal (Shan Jie, Lu Yameng and Li Qiao, Global Times)

China has announced its goal to meet its carbon emissions peak before 2030 and realize carbon neutrality by 2060. While such ambition is welcomed by the world, it has brought extra pressure, especially for China’s state-owned companies, which will carry a burden for heavily emitting industries that matter to the country’s functioning.