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Action, Awareness Growing for Climate Change in Chinai
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William Ide
November 21, 2012
China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. It is a manufacturing powerhouse that relies mostly on heavily polluting coal for its ever-expanding energy needs. VOA’s William Ide reports from Beijing that, although the country’s challenges are not getting smaller, awareness of its environmental needs is growing, as are efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.

Action, Awareness Growing for Climate Change in China

William Ide

Published November 21, 2012

China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. It is a manufacturing powerhouse that relies mostly on heavily polluting coal for its ever-expanding energy needs. VOA’s William Ide reports from Beijing that, although the country’s challenges are not getting smaller, awareness of its environmental needs is growing, as are efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.


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