Wednesday, 6 February 2013

China’s Growing Coal Consumption Concerns

Despite their recently-confirmed standing as the number-one investors in eco-friendly commercial energy, new figures released this week show China is now burning almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined.  Whilst support from Beijing for clean energy investment – including a large-scale, economically viable solar panel production – and increased awareness over the still-growing air pollution problems that plague the country’s most-populous cities, a recent audit published by Time magazine has shown frightening growth in China’s use of fossil fuels.

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