China caps 2018 energy consumption growth, paves way for CO2 drop

Published 09:15 on March 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:12 on March 9, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China will cap its 2018 energy use at 4.55 billion tonnes of standard coal equivalent, a 1.3% rise on last year, and reduce the share of coal in the energy mix, the government said, foreshadowing an absolute drop in CO2 emissions from coal burning.

China will cap its 2018 energy use at 4.55 billion tonnes of standard coal equivalent, a 1.3% rise on last year, and reduce the share of coal in the energy mix, the government said, foreshadowing an absolute drop in CO2 emissions from coal burning.

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