27 Jul '16, 10am

China's coal use peaks in a 'Real turning point' for the fight against climate change

Between 2000 and 2013, China’s coal consumption tripled. During those years, the country produced billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide. Since then, coal production and coal burning have fallen for several reasons. For starters, China’s economy has moved from heavy industry towards technology, and there’s been a greater emphasis on energy efficiency . Further, the Chinese government has turned its attention to dealing with water and air pollution.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/chinas-coal-use-peaks-in-a-real-turn...

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