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Despite Xi’s Pledge, China Is Financing Coal Power Plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina
November 30, 2021

Despite Xi’s Pledge, China Is Financing Coal Power Plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By Wawa Wang and Nils Resare
Despite a pledge to stop financing coal power abroad, overseas coal power plants financed by Chinese banks and state-owned enterprises are still moving forward - including in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Judith Shapiro on the Future of China’s Climate Policy
November 09, 2021

Judith Shapiro on the Future of China’s Climate Policy

By Jesse Turland
A discussion of China’s role at COP26, the significance of China’s blackouts induced by coal shortages, and future directions China’s climate policy might take.
China’s Overseas Coal Pledge Is Not a Climate Change Gamechanger
October 18, 2021

China’s Overseas Coal Pledge Is Not a Climate Change Gamechanger

By Mathias Lund Larsen
Over-enthusiasm for Xi’s coal pledge will let China get away with lower overall climate ambitions.

On China, COVID-19, and Coal
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?

China’s Largest Insurer Must Walk Its Climate Talk
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.

Time for China to Stop Bankrolling Coal
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.

China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
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.
The Stumbling Blocks to China's Green Transition
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”?

China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
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.

Asia and the Fall of Coal
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.

Devastated Villages Pay the Price for China's Coal Addiction
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.
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
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.

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