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Global Energy and Environmental Impacts of an Expanding China

McKibbin, Warwick


China accounts for 10 percent of global energy use and will continue to rely on coal for generating approximately 75 percent of its energy over coming decades. The environmental problems associated with coal burning are a concern for China as well as regionally and globally. The present paper summarizes China's energy structure and likely future energy requirements, while exploring the impact of energy use on air quality, black carbon emission, sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions, and carbon...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: China and World Economy
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-124X.2006.00029.x


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