Highlights New energy system refers to new fuel sources, technologies Environmental conservation accounts for large section speech Low-carbon push tempered by energy security concerns China plans to accelerate the development of a new energy system and play an active role in the global governance against climate change, President Xi Jinping said Oct 16 in a speech at the opening of the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress in Beijing. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The comments underscored the positioning of energy transition and new sources of fuel in the country’s future economy, including technologies that underpin carbon capture and hydrogen production. Xi’s comments also point to Beijing’s desire for a more influential voice in global climate change policy and negotiations where the global South is expected to ramp up its demands. “We should promote an in-depth energy revolution, enhance clean […]