China’s new 5-year plan is out, and it doesn’t sacrifice the environment for the economy

Grist: On Wednesday, Chinese lawmakers approved the country`s 13th Five-Year Plan, the high-level document that will guide policymaking through 2020, including the country`s approach to climate and energy policy. As the world`s second-largest economy and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China necessarily plays a role in shaping global climate policy -- and if it can deliver on the goals outlined in the plan, that role will undoubtedly expand. The plan is the first to set a national cap on energy......

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