China’s Emissions Trading May Spur Global Accord, Report Says

China’s Emissions Trading May Spur Global Accord, Report Says

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The cooling towers of Huaneng Power International Inc.'s Gaobedian thermal power plant in Beijing, China, on July 30, 2012. The world’s second-biggest economy is scheduled to start emissions trading in seven manufacturing regions next year, and it may introduce a national system by 2015.