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Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

The growth in global production of greenhouse gases has decelerated over the past few years, with 2015 seeing the first actual reduction, of 0.1% compared to 2014 levels.

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China to phase out coal imports

China to phase out coal imports

In the long term, China’s coal demand will be fully met by domestic supply. As China reaches this balance, the coal price and coal imports will decline.

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China on verge of wasting $490 billion on unnecessary coal plants, says carbon tracker

China on verge of wasting $490 billion on unnecessary coal plants, says carbon tracker

China is at risk of wasting a whopping $490 billion on new coal plants it doesn’t need under the country’s 13th Five Year Plan

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Why China and Europe should form the world's most powerful 'climate bloc'

Why China and Europe should form the world’s most powerful ‘climate bloc’

The climate isn’t waiting to see what a President Trump does, and neither should the world.

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China tells Trump – no climate conspiracy here

China tells Trump – no climate conspiracy here

As the world awaits Trump’s call on Paris, China answer’s his 2012 claim that climate change is a Big Chinese Hoax.

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China’s nuclear roll-out facing delays

China’s nuclear roll-out facing delays

China may scale down plans for nuclear power because of slowing demand for electricity and construction setbacks.

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Ausgrid: Was China's State Grid rejected because it is too green?

Ausgrid: Was China’s State Grid rejected because it is too green?

China’s State Grid envisages a world energy market powered 80% by wind and solar. Does this help explain why its bid for Ausgrid was rejected?

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2 GW solar project in China will be world’s largest

2 GW solar project in China will be world’s largest

China’s largest private investor group is developing a 2 GW solar farm in the Ningxia region which will be made up of some 6 million solar panels.

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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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An energy roadmap for China

An energy roadmap for China

An energy revolution is needed in China because it holds too many undesirable titles in a world committed to breaking its fossil fuel diet.

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Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

The amount of coal power capacity in the developmental pipeline has declined by 14% since the beginning of 2016.