China goes all out on coal despite climate promises -report

Published 10:55 on February 3, 2021  /  Last updated at 10:55 on February 3, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, International  /  No Comments

Nearly 80% of all new coal-fired capacity commissioned in 2020 was in China, propping up the nation’s fossil fuel industry despite the promise to become carbon neutral in four decades, according to a report released Wednesday.

Nearly 80% of all new coal-fired capacity commissioned in 2020 was in China, propping up the nation’s fossil fuel industry despite the promise to become carbon neutral in four decades, according to a report released Wednesday.

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