In China, promise of biogas meets challenges on the ground

Free Speech Radio News

November 27, 2012

China has subsidized construction of tens of millions of biogas tanks in rural areas over the last decade. The tanks produce fuel for heating and cooking, and reducing agricultural pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. But experts say it’s unclear how many of them are actually in use across China, and as young Chinese migrate to cities, many biogas tanks are falling into disrepair. FSRN’s Mike Ives has more from Yunnan Province, China.


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