16 Dec '11, 9pm

China's Solar Energy Plans Become Even More Ambitious

China's Solar Energy Plans Become Even More Ambitious

Of course, we shouldn’t think that these exciting plans mean China has its carbon emissions under control. The country has built an average of one new coal-fired power station every single week for the law few years to meet its rapidly growing energy needs. Getting China, as well as India, to agree to discuss signing up to a possible future Kyoto-style agreement on emissions reductions was the number one achievement at the Durban UN climate conference last week . It’s likely that China would struggle to maintain its current breakneck pace of energy growth under any legally-binding emissions reduction regime unless it was able to perfect and retro-fit its coal plants with

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