A coal-powered power station belches smoke in Datong, China’s northern Shanxi province. Photo: AFP
A coal-powered power station belches smoke in Datong, China’s northern Shanxi province. Photo: AFP

China’s five-year green development plan for industrial sector lacks road map, analysts warn

  • The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology last Friday unveiled a five-year plan aimed at the green development of its industrial sector
  • The plan calls for cutting carbon emissions by 18 per cent and achieving US$1.7 trillion of economic output in the environmental sector by 2025

Topic |   China and climate change
A coal-powered power station belches smoke in Datong, China’s northern Shanxi province. Photo: AFP
A coal-powered power station belches smoke in Datong, China’s northern Shanxi province. Photo: AFP
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