Exhaust from a factory near a beach in China. If China doesn’t adopt advanced energy technologies and policies to cut energy-demand growth, the country’s energy consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions could grow more than fourfold in the next twenty years. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.
China currently emits more CO2 into the world’s atmosphere than any other country (but not more per capita). It faces international pressure to control these….