China Pushing for Sustainable development in 2015
The Chinese government is set to introduce a program encouraging green technology and making full use of resources to promote clean industrial operations. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a statement March 4th, saying that the program will help reduce pollution by promoting clean industries and sustainable development this year. The Global times reported, four million tons of coal are consumed by Chinese companies, which accounts for 66 percent of energy used in 2014. The government has pledged to implement a system that will track energy use of more than 2,000 major industries throughout the country.