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Articles by Lauri Myllyvirta

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How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

It’s not the difference in coal technology that matters most in reducing emissions, but regulation.

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China: Six little known facts about the country’s solar and wind boom

China: Six little known facts about the country’s solar and wind boom

China installed a wind turbine every hour and filled a football field full of solar panels every hour last year.

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New coal power plants in China – a bubble waiting to burst

New coal power plants in China – a bubble waiting to burst

The continued buildup of coal-fired power plants in China represents an investment bubble that will burst as overcapacity becomes too large to ignore.

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China coal peak, what the IEA missed

China coal peak, what the IEA missed

An analysis of the IEA’s calculations suggests they may be a very optimistic outlook for the world’s most polluting form of energy.

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Global CO2 emissions could peak well before 2020

Global CO2 emissions could peak well before 2020

Action by US and China opens up opportunity to achieve what many thought was a lost cause – a peak in global emissions well before 2020.