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date: 16 October 2019

Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives (China)  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Joanna I. LEWISJoanna I. LEWIS

By2012, China had become the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. At the core of the climate change challenge is China’s energy sector. Despite a reliance on coal-based energy to fuel its rapidly growing economy, China has made major achievements in promoting energy efficiency and low carbon energy technologies. Many new mitigation efforts are underway, including China’s first ever carbon target and carbon emissions trading programs. ...

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