February 27, 2013

Report Card: China and Emissions

Andrew Revkin, New York Times


Rhodium Group

The Rhodium Group consulting firm has released a “report card” on China’s energy trends and policies that describes the country’s intensifying efforts to increase the proportion of renewable sources like wind and hydroelectric dams and boost the efficiency of coal use (essentially the metric called “greenhouse gas intensity” by President George W. Bush). The blunting upward trajectory in the graph above reflects progress, but a long path ahead.

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TAGGED: Carbon Dioxide Emissions, China

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