TITLE

China struggles to square growth and emissions

AUTHOR(S)
Cyranoski, David
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Nature;4/26/2007, Vol. 446 Issue 7139, p954
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the postponement of the releasing of a national plan in China that deals with climate change. It is stated that China will exceed the U.S. as the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases starting in 2007, due to the development of its new coal power plant. Accordingly, the country's emissions is expected to soar three times by 2050. Detailed information concerning China's climate change plan is discussed.
ACCESSION #
24944147

 

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