A report by Nathaniel Aden, David Fridley, Nina Zheng for the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory

Summary

China has been, is, and will continue to be a coal-powered economy. In 2007 Chinese coal production contained more energy than total Middle Eastern oil production. The rapid growth of coal demand after 2001 created supply strains and bottlenecks that raise questions about sustainability.



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