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Carbon Trading in China: Short-Term Experience, Long-Term Wisdom

April 14, 2014 by Lucas Bifera

China Carbon Trading

Last week, Hubei Province became the sixth jurisdiction in China to launch a pilot carbon emissions trading program, joining Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and Guangdong Province. In the coming months, two additional programs will be introduced in Chongqing and Qingdao.[read more]

China's Coal to Gas Plans: Old Wine in New Bottles

January 23, 2014 by Justin Guay
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China and Natural Gas

The Chinese coal industry has a plan to solve the nations air pollution crisis -- consume more coal. Last week the Chinese chief energy planning agency, the National Energy Administration concluded its annual work session with a plan for for a whopping 50 billion m³ coal-to-gas output target for 2020.[read more]

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China's Per Capita CO2 Emissions Are Now Greater Than Europe's

January 22, 2014 by Robert Wilson
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China Per Capita Emissions

Last year China's per capita carbon dioxide emissions almost certainly overtook the European Union's, most likely for the first time in history, and, if current trends continue, by the end of the decade they will actually far exceed them.[read more]