The installed capacity of coal-fired power plants in China is to be strictly controlled, according to a policy document. Photo: Reuters
The installed capacity of coal-fired power plants in China is to be strictly controlled, according to a policy document. Photo: Reuters

China issues plan for path to peak emissions and carbon neutral goal

  • Share of non-fossil fuels in energy consumption to reach 25 per cent by 2030, with targeted drop of 65 per cent in carbon intensity from 2005 level
  • Framework restates country’s goals for 2025 and 2030 and comes just ahead of the UN climate summit in Glasgow

The installed capacity of coal-fired power plants in China is to be strictly controlled, according to a policy document. Photo: Reuters
The installed capacity of coal-fired power plants in China is to be strictly controlled, according to a policy document. Photo: Reuters
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