China extends pollution clampdown, warns COVID-19 makes meeting targets tougher

China extends pollution clampdown, warns COVID-19 makes meeting targets tougher

Channel NewsAsia - Asia·2020-05-22 17:36

BEIJING: China said on Friday (May 22) it will continue to strengthen anti-pollution controls and meet its environmental targets for 2020, but warned that the coronavirus pandemic would weigh on energy intensity goals.

"By maintaining the same direction and intensity of effort, we will address (the) problem at the source, (and) bring about sustained improvement in the environment," the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said in a statement.

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