China’s carbon emissions rise on lasting construction boom

Published 09:52 on February 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:52 on February 28, 2019  /  China  /  No Comments

China’s energy consumption rose 3.3% last year, the government announced Thursday, in what analysts said likely meant a 3% increase in CO2 emissions fuelled by surging power demand from sectors linked to the nation’s construction boom.

China’s energy consumption rose 3.3% last year, the government announced Thursday, in what analysts said likely meant a 3% increase in CO2 emissions fuelled by surging power demand from sectors linked to the nation’s construction boom.

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