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China’s Plan on Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Guides Action to Address non-CO2 Climate Pollutants

January 24, 2022

24 January 2022- Today China’s State Council issued the 14th Five-Year Comprehensive Work Plan on Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction (hereinafter referred to as the “Energy Work Plan” or “Plan”). The Energy Work Plan reflects key actions to implement the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035, adopted on 11 March 2021. (Essentially, the Plan adopted 11 March 2021 constitutes China’s master five-year planning outline that is supported by and implemented through subsequently issued sectoral and ministerial work plans).

The Energy Work Plan lays out the targets, prioritizes government-led projects, and describes supporting policy mechanisms to promote energy conservation and reduce pollution emissions during the 14th Five-Year period (2021-2025). This Work Plan will serve as a primary nationwide guide for China’s actions to address non-CO2 climate pollutants and achieve the green transformation of its economy.

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