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In 2010, China surpassed the United States in energy consumption. This section will examine China’s rise and what it means for the United States.

In 2010, China surpassed the United States in energy consumption and is building new power plants weekly to meet their growing energy demand. This section will examine China’s rise and what it means for the United States.

China: World’s Largest Energy Consumer; Surpasses the U.S.

In 2009, U.S. Led the World in Increases of Oil and Natural Gas Production; China Recorded the Greatest Increase in Energy Consumption and Emissions

Policies of Scarcity in a Land of Plenty

Two Energy Giants: A Contrast in Approach

The U.S. in the World Race for Clean Electric Generating Capacity

Rare Earth Elements are Vulnerable to Supply Disruptions When China Controls 97% of the World’s Production

Feed-In Tariffs Are Good for Expensive Renewables, But Are They Good for Consumers?

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