China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP
China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP
China economy

China’s coal share of energy consumption falls in 2020, but overall coal use up

  • Coal share of energy consumption fell to 56.8 per cent, but overall coal usage rose by 0.6 per cent as dozens of new coal power plants went online
  • Share of clean energy sources rose one percentage point to 24.3 per cent, but oil and natural gas usage rose more

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China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP
China has set a target of halting the rise in its carbon emissions before 2030. Photo: AP
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