Yes, China Can Quit Coal. Here’s How.
By Seaver Wang and Lauri Myllyvirta
China must begin to challenge its coal dependence, starting by dismantling particularly inefficient policies that have encouraged new coal construction.
Xi Jinping’s Energy Policy: Contradictions and Caveats
By Bonnie Girard
Xi has made big promises on China's emissions and energy mix, but his work report at the 20th Party Congress suggests neither is a top priority.
How China’s Coal Commitment Went up in Smoke
By Bonnie Girard
The flip-flop on coal policy makes it clear that China’s climate goals take a backseat to energy security and self-sufficiency.
Worried About Economic Growth, China Promotes Coal
By Joe McDonald
The re-emphasis on coal is a setback to efforts to cut emissions, as it “locks China into a more high-carbon path.”
Can Russia and Mongolia Replace Australia’s Coal Supply to China?
By Bolor Lkhaajav
As China grapples with an energy shortage, it is increasingly looking to source coal from its northern neighbors.
Time for China to Stop Bankrolling Coal
By Aiqun Yu and Christine Shearer
China is out of step with the world on coal, at home and abroad.
Asia and the Fall of Coal
By Nithin Coca
Asia's sudden shift away from coal and toward renewable energy will have a global impact.
Can China Live Up to Its Climate Fighting Promise?
By Kyle Mullin
China's pursuit of renewable energy will not be easy or quick.
China's Ambitious New Clean Energy Targets
By Ma Tianjie
China unveiled its 13th Five Year Plan on energy development, with the most far-reaching aims yet.
Factories Shut Down, Cars Stopped as China Struggles With Smog
By Cal Wong
Beijing issues a red alert warning on pollution.
Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China's Coal Addiction
By Xie Yujuan
Years of coal development in Shenmu on banks the Yellow River have left a broken landscape.
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
By Chris Zhang
Enforcement remains a major problem.