How China-Russia Relations Are Impacting COP28
By Daria Kurushina
Will China cut fossil fuels – a key part of its partnership with Russia – in favor of the new climate milestone?
In the Name of Energy Security, China Is Doubling Down on Both Renewables and Coal
By Zoe Leung
China is the world’s largest producer of both renewable energy and coal power, the dirtiest fossil fuel.
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.
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’s Clean Energy Decline: Impact on the EU and US
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Frank Haugwitz
How China Can Make the Most of Its Solar Energy Boom
By Samuel Corwin
China's solar industry has made great strides, but national priorities continue to be undermined by local realities.
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 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.
China's Nuclear Power Plans Melting Down
By Steve Thomas
China may scale down plans for nuclear power because of slowing demand for electricity and construction setbacks.
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.
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."