ABSTRACT

Fact Sheet: U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan [November 17, 2009]   [open pdf - 69KB]

"Today [November 17, 2009], President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced the launch of a new U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan to strengthen the economy, improve energy security and combat climate change by reducing energy waste in both countries. The United States and China consume over 40 percent of global energy resources, costing businesses and households in the two countries roughly $1.5 trillion per year. Working together to improve energy efficiency in buildings, industry and consumer products, the United States and China can reduce spending on imported and highly polluting sources of energy and reinvest in new sources of economic growth and job creation. The U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan will help achieve this through the following:" green buildings and communities; industrial energy efficiency; consumer product standards; advanced energy efficiency technology; public-private engagement.

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2009-11-17
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White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/
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