January 13, 2013
China aims to cut CO2 emission on unit industrial value-added generated
by an average of 21% by 2015 compared with 2010, according to the
industrial sector action plan on combating climate change for 2012-2020,
released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)
on January 9.
The plan sets down targets for cuts by specific industries as >18%
on unit industrial value-added CO2 emission for steel, non-ferrous
metal, petrochemical, construction material, and electronic information
industries, by more than a 17% for the chemical industry, over 22% for
machinery manufacture and over 20% for light manufacturing and the
CO2 emission per unit of industrial value-added is targeted to drop 50% compared to 2005, according to the plan.
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