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Coal still at heart of China energy strategy after parliamentary gathering

David Stanway of Reuters reports that coal is still central to China’s energy strategy.

The C3 Take
  • China is increasing investments in coal to meet energy needs and mining investments have reached record highs.
  • China accounts for about 28% of global emissions annually and is emitting more greenhouse gasses than the rest of the developed world combined.
  • China has previously stated that they will begin to curb emissions in 2030.

“The threat of energy shortages has continued to preoccupy policymakers after a wave of punishing power outages swept through some of the country’s industrial heartlands last year.”

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