California’s cap and trade market will expand in 2014 after a successful first year of operations.
Unlike Australia, China is forging ahead with emissions trading, with two pilot schemes launching this week. But how will they differ from western models?
Chinese officials have expressed surprise and disappointment Australia is repealing its carbon price, just as it launches its own carbon markets and seeks international links.
Shanghai’s new Clean Air Action Plan to completely ban coal burning in 2017 targets 2,500+ boilers and 300 industrial furnaces for closure – or clean-up.
In the capital city of China’s Heilongjiang province, fine particulate matter reached levels 40x the level considered ideal for human health; 3x the level considered hazardous.
As Australia prepares to axe its carbon tax, a new report from the OECD says carbon markets may be far more effective at reducing emissions.
Deutsche says China solar PV demand growing much faster than expected; could, with Japan, account for almost half world’s estimated 45GW shipments in 2014.
Beijing’s new 5-year plan to curb industrial pollution includes tough new measures to limit coal burning, casting a new shadow on an already weak market.
Australia’s Vmoto has opened a second retail outlet in China, to sell its new range of electric scooters developed specifically for the Chinese market.
Unchecked expansion of coal-reliant industries is threatening China’s water resources; a reality Australia will need to deal with sooner rather than later.
Prospects for the Australian thermal coal industry – and the proposed mega mines – have dimmed further after landmark decisions in the US and China.
The world’s largest supplier of coal generation equipment maps out a future energy plan, including “combustible ice” and ocean current power.