150 world leaders in paris for the COP21 conference.....but only one invited to the Elysée palace for dinner: Chinese President SEE jinpingA sign that the world's biggest polluter has begun to take on a central role in the fight against CLIMate changeDespite emitting twice as much CO² as any other country on the planet, China is coming to Paris with a clear plan of action:In June, Prime Minister Li Ke-tchang had announced a series of commitments to curb his nation's carbon footprint over the next 15 yearsSOT "China is showing real international leadership on this issue, which we see as incredibly welcomed. It's such a huge economy, it's so politically important and the fact that it's taking leadership is really showing the rest of the world the direction they need to head inThe series of measures includes pledges to (DLS)Cut CO² emissions by 60-65% from 2005 levels by the year 2030Increase non-fossil fuel energy consumption to 20% by 2030And strengthen research and development for low-carbon technologiesin 2014, China also vowed that its emissions would peak before 2030yet experts say that *last* point may be particularly challenging Despite China's best efforts to reduce its impact on the environment, achieving growth remains the country's pirority... And coal is still the main source of fuel to power its factories... and meet the energy demands of its 1,4 billion citizens

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150 world leaders in paris for the COP21 conference.....but only one invited to the Elysée palace for dinner: Chinese President SEE jinpingA sign that the world's biggest polluter has begun to take on a central role in the fight against CLIMate chang