China promises clean energy surge in 2013
China has promised to slash carbon emissions and energy use, and step up plans for a carbon trading program in 2013, following record air pollution in Beijing.
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) submitted the report on 2013’s clean energy and emission reduction plans to the 12th National People’s Congress in Beijing, where Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo delivered his final address as Premier.
The report outlines plans for cap and trade pilots as well as measures to cut emissions and energy use per unit of gross domestic product (GDP...
Source: The Guardian 29 July 2015