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China tops USA in spending on clean energy

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No surprises here. They have 4 times as many people and their economy is in much better shape. Still, if we want to continue to be the world’s leader, we’ll have to set a much better example.

Updated 3/25/2010 3:53 PM
By Julie Schmit, USA TODAY
China is emerging as the world’s clean-energy powerhouse, according to a new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Last year, China spent more than any other major country on clean energy, including wind and solar, toppling the U.S. from the top spot for the first time in five years, the Pew report says. The U.S. is also on the verge of losing the top spot in terms of installed renewable energy to China.

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