China Coal

China Vows to Curb Coal Use to Tackle Poor Air Quality

Beijing said it will reduce coal consumption in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region by about 10% from 2020 levels by 2025

3 months ago

Fossil Fuel Phase-Out ‘Unrealistic’, China Climate Chief Warns

Beijing’s special climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, will tell the COP28 climate meeting new energy sources aren’t reliable enough yet to…

5 months ago

India, China Pushing For ‘Multiple Pathways’ to Net Zero

Indian government officials have revealed New Delhi is trying to win more support for alternative routes to a net zero…

10 months ago

China to Push Coal Back-Up Plan Ahead of Summer Energy Peak

Beijing has doubled down on proposals for more coal mines to head off the threat of power blackouts across the…

11 months ago

Greed, Inefficiencies Fuel China’s Costly New Coal Power Plants

Analysts fear China's renewable power generators may have to shoulder the costs of keeping under-utilised and loss-making coal power plants…

11 months ago

China Reaffirms Green Energy Promises as Coal Stocks Soar

The world's second-largest economy plans to expand the share of green energy by an average of one percentage point a…

2 years ago

China Ramps up Approval of New Coal Plants – Greenpeace

In 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, new coal power plants were approved in six provinces. Beijing needed to…

2 years ago

China-Australia Coal Import Thaw Could Freeze Out Europe

Less frosty ties between Beijing and Canberra could prompt a resumption of Australian coal exports to China, but that could…

2 years ago

China’s Carbon Market Hampered by Fraud, ‘Weak’ Design

Experts say China's Emissions Trading Scheme has had limited impact, as its design is flawed and Beijing is focused on…

2 years ago