Human Wrongs Watch

By Li Shuo*

1 July 2015 – In the politics of climate change, it doesn’t get much bigger than this. The world’s biggest emitter last night announced how it intends to reduce its carbon emission beyond 2020. 

Credit: Lu Guang/Greenpeace

Photo credit: Lu Guang/Greenpeace

China has joined 41 other nations to unveil its ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contribution’, or INDC in UN jargon. These are documents that every country attending this year’s climate summit in Paris must submit. They are long and tedious, but we did the hard work for you.

Here are three simple takeaways.