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Liverpool Plains coal mine developer Shenhua calls a halt to imports

Liverpool Plains coal mine developer Shenhua calls a halt to imports

Shenhua, the Chinese coal giant proposing to develop controversial coal mine in Liverpool Plains, cut its imports last year to virtually zero. Does it really need a new mine?

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China’s first domestic green bond sales come on the heels of the hottest year on record

China’s first domestic green bond sales come on the heels of the hottest year on record

Concern about climate change is helping to fuel the growth of the market for green bonds.

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China overtakes Germany to become world’s leading solar PV country

China overtakes Germany to become world’s leading solar PV country

China has overtaken Germany in 2015 in terms of solar PV capacity, according to data from China’s Photovoltaic Industry Association.

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Wind and solar records tumble as China and India accelerate energy transition

Wind and solar records tumble as China and India accelerate energy transition

Key developments in China and India this week provide confirmation the global electricity markets are transforming a great deal faster than anyone expected.

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6 environment and development stories to watch in 2016

6 environment and development stories to watch in 2016

2015 ended on high note with 195 nations joining together in establishing the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 1.5-2°C. So what now?

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China state-owned companies become major players in Australia wind industry

China state-owned companies become major players in Australia wind industry

China’s State Power Investment Corporation snaps up Pacific Hydro for $3bn, reportedly eyeing further Australian renewables assets.

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Fossil fuel emissions slowed in 2015 – have we finally reached the peak?

Fossil fuel emissions slowed in 2015 – have we finally reached the peak?

In the past, breaks or declines in emissions growth have been directly correlated with a downturn in global or regional economy. This time is different.

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Global coal consumption down an additional 2-4% in 2015

Global coal consumption down an additional 2-4% in 2015

Changes in China are driving a structural shift in international thermal coal markets.

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China coal generator approvals soar to record high in lead up to Paris

China coal generator approvals soar to record high in lead up to Paris

New coal generator approvals at record high in China, but with increased renewables, the share of low-carbon generation in China may reach one-third by 2020.

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China Tesla factory expected to start pumping out Model 3s one year after US factory

China Tesla factory expected to start pumping out Model 3s one year after US factory

Everyone take a deep breath. Elon Musk never said every Tesla Model 3 would be manufactured in China. No need to let your xenophobia kick in to overdrive.

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Apple to add another 200MW of solar to power operations in China

Apple to add another 200MW of solar to power operations in China

As Apple observed completion of 40 MW solar project in the Sichuan province of China, it announced it would add another 200 MW in that country.