Too little, too late? Not if you are a solar panel manufacturer.
Jonathan Watts in Beijing
Tuesday November 8, 2005
China, the world's second biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, announced plans yesterday to more than double its reliance on renewable energy by 2020, which could make it a leading player in the wind, solar and hydropower industries.
But environmentalists said that Beijing's new target was still not ambitious enough to offset the climatic damage caused by its spectacular economic growth, which will continue to be predominantly fuelled by coal.
Read the rest at: Guardian Unlimited, Special reports, China pledges to double reliance on renewable energy by 2020