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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 Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan
January 12, 2018

The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan

By Andres Fernandez
Given the dominance of conventional energy resources, are Astana’s green energy reforms merely publicity stunts?
Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future
June 12, 2014

Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future

By Erlan Idrissov
Writing in The Diplomat, Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister argues that economics, not altruism, must drive the green revolution.

October 18, 2013

The Cost of Asia’s Energy Boom

Rising energy demand throughout the region will require some massive new investments.

Asia's Clean Energy Future
April 19, 2013

Asia's Clean Energy Future

With a huge demand for energy resources, China and Asia overall are poised to become global leaders in clean energy.

Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?
December 08, 2012

Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?

China’s solar industry is a useful microcosm that illustrates larger flaws in the national economy.

'Blowing in the Wind?': China's Energy Future
November 14, 2012

'Blowing in the Wind?': China's Energy Future

Despite persistent challenges, a new Greenpeace report finds wind power might have a bright future in China.

A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
October 09, 2012

A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'

Chinese consumers want to buy automobiles that reflect their growing economic status. It may come at a cost.

New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
September 27, 2012

New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?

This small country has a proud history of progressive reform. But some worry that the current government is turning back the clock.

China, U.S. Butt Heads Over Green Energy
September 22, 2012

China, U.S. Butt Heads Over Green Energy

China’s alternative energy industry is increasingly at the forefront of recent Sino-American trade disputes.

China's Green Energy Path
February 19, 2012

China's Green Energy Path

A mix of a carbon tax and bigger subsidies for private sector research are the key to a greener economy.

Li Keqiang and Green Growth
February 01, 2012

Li Keqiang and Green Growth

Li Keqiang looks poised to succeed Wen Jiabao. What would this mean for China’s environment?

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