The SCMP reports that the previous goal was “non fossil fuel” to make up 20% of energy by 2030. But satellite photos suggest a disastrous 250 GW of new coal being built – an amount bigger than the US coal fleet.
One senses something of an insurgency – incumbency struggle going on in Beijing on energy. Hardly unfamiliar, then. Officials argue about their models and belief systems, and the planet hangs in the balance.