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China's overseas coal ban raises pressure on developing countries to go green

China's overseas coal ban raises pressure on developing countries to go green

The approach, while welcomed by climate activists, leaves poorer nations in even greater need of a quick transition to renewable energy.

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China’s plan to build more coal-fired plants deals blow to UK’s Cop26 ambitions

China plans to build more coal-fired power plants and has hinted that it will rethink its timetable to slash emissions, in a significant blow to the UK's ambitions for securing a global agreement on phasing out coal at the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.

China battles the world's biggest coal exporter, and coal is losing
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China battles the world's biggest coal exporter, and coal is losing

China has officially blocked coal imports from Australia after months of vague restrictions. For Australia, the world’s largest coal exporter, the decision is a gut punch.
Coal is poised for a comeback in China

Coal is poised for a comeback in China

The Middle Kingdom is increasing its coal capacity — by a lot.
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China is back to building coal power plants, sparking fears over climate change
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China is back to building coal power plants, sparking fears over climate change

In the past two years, China has expanded its coal fleet by 43 gigawatts — roughly the entire coal-fired capacity of Germany.
China's coal consumption clouded in mystery
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China's coal consumption clouded in mystery

Uncertainty complicates climate forecasts.
Why China’s winter fuel crisis is a cold, hard lesson in the law of unintended consequences
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Why China’s winter fuel crisis is a cold, hard lesson in the law of unintended consequences

As officials raced to fulfil a central government decree to cut coal use, the impact on gas supplies appears to have been overlooked.

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