TITLE

It's good to be green

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
China Economic Review (13506390);Nov2011 Supplement, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the achievement of China of a being a leader in renewable energy and its commitment to address greenhouse gas emissions. The author mentions the booming production of renewable energy and urban growth which is a factor of economic development. The author notes the 12th Five- Year plan of the government that includes low-carbon targets and requires state-owned enterprises to submit sustainability reports.
ACCESSION #
67765789

 

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