Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

China’s Energy Intensity declines further in the first quarter of 2018

April 30, 2018 – In the first quarter of the year, the energy intensity of China’s GDP has declined by 3.2 percent, as reported by the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics. Thereby the current development is continuing to outpace the national target of 3 percent average annual reduction. At the same time, the share of coal in overall energy production has fallen by 1.8 percent at the same time, while the usage of natural gas has increased.


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MEE publishes list of firms that supported data manipulation in the Chinese national ETS during the first compliance period

After July 2021 reports had shown that the technical service company China Carbon Energy Investment and S&T (中碳能投科技有限公司) falsified emission data and supported key enterprises in their effort to manipulate their data of the first compliance cycle, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced to increase its attention on the quality of emission data.

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