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Studio discussion: What will be China's main energy source in a decade?

08-04-2010 08:53 BJT

Background: China's energy intensity has inched up. The National Bureau of Statistics says the country's energy consumption used to make each unit of gross domestic product, increased 0.09 percent in the first half of the year from a year earlier. Full story >>

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For more, we're joined by Professor Edward Steinfeld, Co-Director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center's China Energy Group.

Q1) China is the world's second largest energy consumer. It's set some ambitious targets to reduce emissions by 2020. How likely do you think it is that China will meet those targets?

Q2) Do you think there are sufficient regulations in place within the sector to ensure a greener future?

Q3) China is leading the way with some new energy technologies. What do you think will be the country's main energy source in say, a decade?

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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