August 31, 2022
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.
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.
November 04, 2021
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.
October 20, 2021
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.
December 07, 2019
What the ‘Power of Siberia’ Tells Us About China-Russia Relations
By Francesco Sassi
Are we on the verge of a new era of natural gas geopolitics?
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”?
April 26, 2017
The Reality of the Sino-Russian Oil Alliance
By Nicholas Trickett
Russia’s oil ties with China are deepening but markets, not politics, drive the evolving relationship.
August 06, 2016
China's 5 Year Plan for Energy
By Ma Tianjie
China's energy use will have enormous consequences for the world. Here's what we know about its latest plans.
December 17, 2015
China and Kazakhstan: Roads, Belts, Paths, and Steps
By Catherine Putz
China’s ‘Belt and Road’ fits nicely with Nurly Zhol, Kazakhstan’s bright pathway to the future.
November 10, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment
By Xue Li
"Environmental pollution is the great challenge that China must face during its next stage of development."
March 27, 2015
Can US Energy Exports 'Pivot to Asia'?
By Qinnan Zhou
U.S. energy exports could shore up Asia's energy security -- if political hurdles are overcome.
January 10, 2015
China’s Coming Energy Revolution
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, Chinese special forces, the Sri Lankan election, and capital punishment for foreigners. Friday China links.