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China to expand renewable energy development

April 15, 2018 by Emily Jackson

(Source: The BRICS Post) With the US opting out of the Paris Accords on Climate Change, many have turned their focus to China to spearhead efforts to curb green house emissions and move from fossil fuel to renewable energy. The potential for growth in the latter in China is usge says a British Petroleum Energy Outlook report for 2018. The report says that not only is reliance on coal as a major energy source declining in China – forecast to fall from 62 per cent consumption in 2016 to 36 per cent in 2040 – but it will also account for 31 per cent of the earth’s renewable energy consumption by the same year. Read full article

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