April 03, 2020
On China, COVID-19, and Coal
By Antti Tulonen
Can the EU convince China not to lean on coal for its economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?
March 20, 2020
China’s Largest Insurer Must Walk Its Climate Talk
By Peter Bosshard
If Ping An really wants to be an “active global influencer,” it needs to rethink its coal insurance policies.
April 29, 2019
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.
September 26, 2018
China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
By Jill van de Walle
Despite a verbal emphasis on renewables, most Chinese energy financing in Africa goes to coal, oil, and gas.
April 21, 2018
The Stumbling Blocks to China's Green Transition
By Daniel de Oliveira Vasconcelos
How fast can China develop a “green, low carbon power system”?
July 01, 2017
China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
By Wu Wenyuan
Efforts to develop higher efficiency coal plants are being held back by regional differences in energy development.
June 22, 2017
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.
December 17, 2016
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.
September 24, 2016
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
By Beth Walker
Even as China cuts back on coal at home, its companies construct coal plants in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
August 27, 2016
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
By Chris Zhang
Enforcement remains a major problem.
April 14, 2016
The Human Cost of China's Manufacturing Slowdown
By Matthew Sedacca
Workers in China's steel and coal sectors are already feeling the pinch.
January 13, 2016
China’s Multipronged Green Development Target
By Sara Hsu
Authorities are putting green development front and center.