Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images
Climate change

China’s CO2 emissions 9 per cent higher than pre-pandemic levels in 2021 first quarter: research

  • About 70 per cent of the CO2 surge in the first quarter was because of increased coal consumption, CREA lead analyst says
  • Rhodium Group study shows China’s total 2019 greenhouse gas emissions exceeded those from the whole of the OECD for the first time

Topic |   Climate change
Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images
Chinese coal production in the first three months of 2021 rose 16 per cent year on year. Photo: Getty Images
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