October 29, 2010 –
Why, all of a sudden, have the Chine
Worldwatch has relea
Here are some of the Institute’s “Facts at a Glance,” gleaned from its report:
’s wind power capacity has doubled every year for the last four years. China ’s installed solar water heating capacity alone accounts for 80% of global installations. China ’s small hydropower capacity is roughly equal to the small hydro installed capacity throughout the rest of the world combined. China
- Between 2006 and 2008,
eliminated nearly 61 million tons of obsolete iron production capacity, 44 million tons of steel production capacity, and 140 million tons of cement production capacity, thereby saving 72 million tons of coal equivalent. China
According to Chine
been reached – all that’s left is the kind that produces lots of pollution, and not much of
that – it appears they have very little choice.
on October 27, 2010.
Dumaine, B. (2010).
Peak Oil, Peak Coal, and Beyond. (2007, June 9). Peak Moment Television. Retrieved
from www.wordpress.peakmoment.tv/conversations/?p=9 on October 28, 2010.