China and US draft plan to limit coal output

A five part plan aimed at tackling climate change has been drafted by the US and China, with both pledging to step up efforts to limit the output from coal-fired power plants as part of the strategy.

The plan, which is set to be implemented from October is not binding, but supporters say it could bolster efforts for new co-ordinated international action to tackle climate change.

US China

The two countries are the world’s biggest polluters, together accounting for more than 40 per cent of global coal consumption.

Both governments said they would set up large-scale, integrated projects to capture the carbon emissions from coal combustion and also pledged to promote energy efficiency in buildings, improve greenhouse gas data collection and management, and promote smart grids.

For more coal-fired power generation news

However, many of the rules introduced to

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...