China’s 3 Pathways to Green Steel
By Chin Hsueh
China’s steel industry is a crucial part of its decarbonization efforts – and thus the fate of the global fight against climate change.
China and the Long Game on Climate
By Marina Kaneti
The seeds for China’s current climate change strategy – for better or for worse – were laid with the Kyoto Protocol 25 years ago.
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.
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.”
China Stresses Developed Nations’ Promises at COP26
By Jesse Turland
In Glasgow, China’s representatives argued rich states must fulfill promises to support poorer nations’ green capacity development, even while power shortages call China’s own promises into question.
China Will No Longer Be a Developing Country After 2023. Its Climate Actions Should Reflect That.
By Mathias Lund Larsen
As China projects its power abroad and readies to join the club of high-income countries, its climate ambitions can no longer hide behind the veil of development.
The World Can’t Fight Climate Change Without East Asia on Board
By Daul Jang
More global efforts are needed from China, Japan, and South Korea to keep temperature increases below 1.5 degree Celsius.
The Hidden Motive of China’s Zero Emissions Pledge: Energy Security
By Chan Kung and He Jun
China’s embrace of electric vehicles and the hydrogen economy is also about reducing its reliance on foreign energy sources.
China’s Clean Energy Decline: Impact on the EU and US
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Frank Haugwitz