Post Profile

Beijing locks sights on green dividend

It might seem odd to speak of China’s economy as green when the country is far and away the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, but there is no question that Beijing is combining industrial and environmental policies in a way that is more radical than most, if not all, Western governments. Moreover, given […] The post Beijing locks sights on green dividend appeared first on The Barrel Blog.
read more


Related Posts

China uses nearly as much coal as rest of the world combined

Business & Finance : Money & Co

BEIJING -- Those searching for answers to China's chronic smog should consider this: Coal consumption in the world's second-largest economy is nearly on par with the rest of the world combined.

US and China Agree to Advance Carbon Capture Technology

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective

China is the world’s largest coal producer and consumer and the world’s leading emitter of carbon dioxide emissions. China is also the world’s most populous country and is suffering from high pollution levels due to its unrestrained...

China's need to turn milk green

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : EurekAlert: Earth

(Rothamsted Research) Historically, China consumed little milk but increasing prosperity has lifted consumption more than 25 times over the past five decades, making the country the world's fourth largest milk producer after the EU,...

Road to Daegu Series: A Sustainable Future for China

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective

China accounts for over 70% of fossil fuels, making the country the largest consumer and producer of coal in the world. But things are changing: Recently, China published an energy policy that seeks to offset climate change by promo...

Friday Energy Facts: China Produces and Consumes Almost as much Coal as the Rest of the World Combined

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective

Chinese production and consumption of coal increased for the 13th consecutive year in 2012. China is by far the world's largest producer and consumer of coal, accounting for 46% of global coal production and 49% of global coal consu...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC