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Chimney of the world - how clean are China's power plants?


Chimney of the world - how clean are China's power plants?

Report summary

With Beijing's recent air pollution receiving widespread domestic and international news coverage, the issue of China's air quality is increasingly in the spotlight. Although the primary culprit in January 2013 was finer particulates (PM2.5) from a range of sources, the power sector remains the key focus of the environmental debate. Despite the broadly negative image of China's environmental conditions, the government has made considerable progress in terms of SO2 emission reduction from...

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  • Executive Summary
  • Background
  • China’s carbon intensity reduction challenge
  • Quantifying SO2 and NOx emissions from the power sector
  • Assessing the impact on thermal coal demand
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Background
  • China’s carbon intensity reduction challenge
    • China CO2 emission intensity
    • WM base case CO2 emissions vs target levels
    • WM base case SO2 emissions vs target levels
    • WM base case NOx emissions vs target levels
  • Quantifying SO2 and NOx emissions from the power sector
  • Assessing the impact on thermal coal demand
    • China's thermal coal demand sensitivity to 12th FYP emissions targets
  • Conclusion
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