PacNet #71A - China's Great Green Grid
November 14, 2012
China is the world's greatest carbon-emitting nation, responsible for most of the greenhouse gases that are quickly destroying our planet. Some 70 percent of China's energy comes from coal. Hydropower and nuclear account for most of the remaining output, while renewable energy - mostly solar and wind - is a remarkably low 0.7 percent. That is not even 1 percent of the total.