Coal Utilization in a Carbon Policy Uncertain World—The North America Situation

  • Ligang Zheng
Conference paper


Both the United State of America and Canada has very high CO2/capita emission: 16.53 tonnes for Canada and 18.38 for the U.S. while the world average is at 4.39 and China at 4.91. Canadian economy is heavily intertwined with that of the U.S.: the cross board trading between the U.S. and Canada is valued at more than $2 billion/day. The United State of America is one of the most important coal users in the world and one the key player in climate change issue.


Clean Development Mechanism Climate Change Issue Clean Coal Technology National Energy Technology Laboratory Carbon Policy 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg & Tsinghua University Press 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ligang Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.CanmentENERGYOttawaCanada

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