Natural Climate Solutions for China: The Last Mile to Carbon Neutrality

Zhangcai Qin*, Xi Deng, Bronson Griscom, Yao Huang, Tingting Li, Pete Smith, Wenping Yuan, Wen Zhang

*Corresponding author for this work

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There is no shortcut to a carbon neutral society; solutions are urgently required from both energy & industrial sectors and global ecosystems. While the former is often held accountable and emphasized in terms of its emissions reduction capab- ility, the latter (recently termed natural climate solutions) should also be assessed for potential and limitations by the sci- entific community, the public, and policy makers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)889–895
Number of pages7
JournalAdvances in Atmospheric Sciences
Early online date24 Mar 2021
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021


  • carbon sequestration
  • ecosystem
  • emissions
  • energy
  • greenhouse gas
  • mitigation


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