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Science and nature reporter,
However, it was expected to top the table by the end of 2009, it added.
The findings have been published as
"Domestically, we are being constrained in many ways; we do not have that many natural resources anymore.
"We have to rely on the international markets, so there is a big security concern there."
Uncertainty over future
The report said
In order to meet its target of increasing the percentage of
This was going to result in
Figures within the report showed that
It has the world's largest hydroelectricity capacity since the controversial
Although its installed capacity of photovoltaic (PV) panels is still relatively low, it is already the leading manufacturer of solar panels.
"In order to really drive towards a low carbon economy, policy incentives are crucial; but it is not always the case," she said.
"The wind sector's fast growth was mainly a result of domestic policies, because the government offered incentives to developments so that private and public sector entrepreneurs would jump on it.
"But the solar PV sector benefitted mainly from the international market, such as demand from the
"Even today, the policy incentives are still not there, yet it still has grown to the level it is now."
However, despite the advances in
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In the final days before the opening ceremony of the
Organisers of the Games had promised that the city's notorious pollution would be cleaned up, so failure to deliver would be seen as an embarrassing environmental shortcoming.
City officials said that they would introduce emergency measures, such as banning the use of private cars and closing some factories, if conditions did not improve.
"In terms of total emissions,
"But if you look at emissions on a per capita basis, we are not the biggest emitters because we have 1.3bn people."
The report suggests that if
"But just looking at numbers does not help tackle global climate change,"
The report showed that
But since the turn of the century, it added,
The government is looking to stabilise its emissions by 2020, primarily through
"If they are not able to do it with the technology available to them, then is it reasonable to expect
"If they commit, then they are very, very serious about; so they have to figure out what is possible."
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