Reports: Beijing sets new goal to slash coal use 30 per cent this year

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Reports: Beijing sets new goal to slash coal use 30 per cent this year

Mayor quoted as saying already demanding target for city-wide coal use will be strengthened still further

China's war on smog has stepped up another gear with reports suggesting Beijing is planning to cut coal use by a further 30 per cent across the capital this year. The official Xinhua news agency reported...

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