A worker checks coal carried along conveyor ramps at a mine near Ordos in north China’s Inner Mongolia. Coal has been increasingly blamed as a major contributor to the nation’s smog crisis as it accounts for more than 60 per cent of the mainland’s energy mix. Photo: AP

China’s environment chief touts ‘clean’ coal tech but admits people need to clean up their act too

Refitted power plants can reduce emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, but robust supervision remains key, Chen Jining says

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A worker checks coal carried along conveyor ramps at a mine near Ordos in north China’s Inner Mongolia. Coal has been increasingly blamed as a major contributor to the nation’s smog crisis as it accounts for more than 60 per cent of the mainland’s energy mix. Photo: AP
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