In Pictures: Old electronics don’t die, they pile up

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Workers sort batteries at an electronic waste recycling factory in Wuhan, Hubei province. China's renewable energy strategy through 2050 envisions renewable energy making up one-third of its energy consumption by then, the China Daily said, as the upcoming Copenhagen conference on climate change highlights the world's dependence on fossil fuels. The Chinese characters on the board read "Storage area for used Ni-Cd batteries".

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