China

12th Five-Year Plan for the Development of National Economy and Society (2011-2015)

Executive
Action plan
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2011
The Five-Year Plan aims to create more socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth and boost domestic consumption that will begin to re-orientate the economy away from heavy industry and resource-intensive production towards a more consumption-based and resource-efficient economy.

The plan's targets are to decrease the carbon intensity of GDP by 17% by 2015; to decrease the energy intensity of GDP by 16%; to increase the share of non-fossil fuel primary energy consumption to 11.4%; and to increase forest coverage by 21.6%.

Documents
  • Decrease the carbon intensity of GDP by 17% by 2015 against a 2011 baseline
    Economy-wide | Intensity target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2011
  • Decrease the energy intensity of GDP by 16% by 2015 against a 2011 baseline
    Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2011
  • Increase forest coverage by 21.6% by 2015 against a 2011 baseline
    LULUCF | Trajectory target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2011
  • Increase the share of non-fossil fuel primary energy consumption to 11.4% by 2015
    Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2011
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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