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China's post-coal growth

Qi, Ye, Stern, Nicholas, Wu, Tong, Lu, Jiaqi and Green, Fergus (2016) China's post-coal growth. Nature Geoscience, 9 (8). pp. 564-566. ISSN 1752-0894

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Identification Number: 10.1038/ngeo2777


Slowing GDP growth, a structural shift away from heavy industry, and more proactive policies on air pollution and clean energy have caused China's coal use to peak. It seems that economic growth has decoupled from growth in coal consumption.

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Additional Information: © 2016 Macmillan Publishers Limited
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2016 12:09
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2024 21:06
Projects: ES/K006576/1
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council

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