China steams ahead on clean energy

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énergies renouvelables ; Chine

Champ d’éoliennes dans la région de Dongying, dans la province du Sandong. Décembre 2009. CHINE © CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO

China overtook the US during 2009 to become the leading investor in renewable energy technologies, according to a new analysis.

Researchers with the Pew Charitable Trusts calculate that China invested $34.6bn (£23.2bn) in clean energy over the year, almost double the US figure.


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