Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua
Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua

China on track to reach peak coal use, coal-fired capacity and emissions by 2025: energy expert

  • Peking University energy researcher says China could go ahead with some of its planned coal projects with advanced technology to replace outmoded tech
  • Power sector emissions could peak by 2025 at 4.5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide, says global energy researcher

Topic |   Climate change
Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua
Energy experts agree that the carbon emissions of China’s power sector could peak by 2025, but some encourage stricter controls on the building of new coal power plants. Photo: Xinhua
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