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.
In China, Coal Is Winning With an ‘Energy Security’ PR Campaign
By Wu Jinghan
China’s coal industry is back in swing and using “energy security” as a synonym for coal helps it grow.
Clean at Home and Polluting Abroad: The Trouble With China’s Energy Finance
By Mathias Lund Larsen and Lars Oehler
Renewables make up 3/4 of Chinese energy investments at home, but only 1/4 abroad. One reason is the Chinese financial system’s preference for SOEs, which these days are looking for markets to unload excess capacity.
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 Stakes in the Russian Arctic
By Nadezhda Filimonova and Svetlana Krivokhizh
What's behind China's decision to invest in a Russian LNG project above the Arctic circle?
Getting Energy Right in US China Policy
By Ashley Feng and Sagatom Saha
The U.S. energy sector will be central to any economic compromise or confrontation between Washington and Beijing.
Can China Live Up to Its Climate Fighting Promise?
By Kyle Mullin
China's pursuit of renewable energy will not be easy or quick.
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.
Fading Embers in China’s Coal Industry
By Sara Hsu
The industry is suffering from the domestic and international shift to cleaner energy.