Tang Xu, Snowden Simon, McLellan Benjamin C., Höök Mikael

Nouvelles technologies
December 2015
Titre Ouvrage:
Clean coal use in China: Challenges and policy implications
, Energy Policy, vol. 87
pp. 517-523.
Energy consumption in China is currently dominated by coal, a major source of air pollution and carbon emissions ; the utilization of clean coal technologies is a likely strategic choice for China at present, however, they are not widely used in China ; this paper shows that the drivers that have a negative bearing on the utilization of clean coal are mainly non-technical factors such as the low legal liability of atmospheric pollution related to coal use, and the lack of laws and mandatory regulations for clean coal use in China