In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP
In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP

China issues energy action plan to tackle smog by using less coal

State Council wants to see increased exploration for oil and natural gas, more nuclear plants built and renewable energy sources expanded

In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP
In a bid to tackle pollution, the mainland will reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, further hitting demand for the fuel. Photo: AP
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