29.10.2008 - China: Coal dependency complicates climate change fight
From Nasdaq.com: China warned Wednesday its heavy dependence on coal made it difficult to control greenhouse gas emissions, even as it said fighting climate change was a top priority. In a 44-page policy paper, the government said the adverse impact of rising temperatures was forcing it to better balance environmental protection and economic development, although taking action would be hard. "(The) coal-dominated energy mix cannot be substantially changed in the near future, thus making the control of greenhouse gas emissions rather difficult," the paper said..... Full Article: Source