Beijing seeks a head start in the race to go green

Happy Watts – (www.happywatts.com) China will embark on the road to a low-carbon economy in its next-five year plan. It will be a momentous decision, for China and the world. The decision is a result of a growing sense of necessity. China is a huge land mass with diverse climate regimes, all subject to the effects of climate change. In northern China the Ningxia province already suffers a 2 per cent loss of gross domestic product per year from the effects of climate extremes. This will only worsen. via FT.com>>

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