Analysts say China CO2 emissions may drop further as fresh data shows coal continues to decline

Published 11:35 on February 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:01 on February 28, 2017  /  China  /  No Comments

China’s coal consumption fell 4.7% in 2016, a third consecutive year of decline, government data showed Tuesday, leading some analysts to predict that the country will see an absolute reduction in CO2 emissions this year.

China’s coal consumption fell 4.7% in 2016, a third consecutive year of decline, government data showed Tuesday, leading some analysts to predict that the country will see an absolute reduction in CO2 emissions this year.

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