By 2030, The Economist projects 1 billion Chinese, or 70 percent of the population, will live in urban centers compared to 50 percent in 2014. This presents a great challenge to the cause. In an effort to spread out the growth, Beijing has plans to move upwards of 5 million… read more
Sometime in the first decade of the 21st century, China surpassed the US as the largest aggregate emitter of CO2 emissions. Source: Mongabay, 2009 It’s clear that any discussion of anthropogenic carbon emissions and future mitigation is not complete with China.
In anticipation of the release of our report on Major Economies and Climate Change with respect to energy production, I thought I should outline some of the key recommendations with respect to coal-power generation. The following is an overview of our policy recommendations towards the top five country level emitters… read more