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China is witnessing an exponential growth in carbon reduction effort and interest in ESG and sustainable investments. Caixin will bring you a timely update with insights on what is happening in the world’s second-largest economy on climate change, impact investing, green finance and more.

Key Questions Facing China’s Carbon Ambitions

Meeting the nation’s 2030/2060 goals for reducing carbon emissions will require a solid foundation of data, measurement and analysis so that there is a clear, quantifiable target, former central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan says.

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09 23, 2022 04:26 AM

China Names 18 Institutions as Gatekeepers for Green Bonds

Credit rating and accounting enterprises will promote self-discipline and regulation of the booming $87 billion industry

09 20, 2022 19:45 PM

European Demand for Chinese Solar Panels Soars as Russia Withholds Natural Gas

China shipped 51.5 gigawatts worth of photovoltaic modules to the continent in the first seven months, 26% more than for the whole of 2021

09 17, 2022 10:00 AM

Weekend Long Read: Why China Still Needs the Asian Development Bank

Although the country no longer lacks money, it can still make use of development support, mainly in the form of strengthening its institutional capacity

09 16, 2022 18:39 PM

China Green Bulletin: The Blessing and Curse of Coal

The northern province of Shanxi, the country’s largest producer of the fossil fuel, poses the biggest challenge to national climate goals

09 14, 2022 19:58 PM

World in Danger of Missing Deadline to Meet U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Global progress in sustainable development has ‘stalled’ and the world is looking to China and the U.S. for solutions, says Bill Gates, a co-author of the report

09 10, 2022 04:29 AM

Analysis: How Will Coal Hub Shanxi Cut Carbon Emissions?

China’s top producer of coal and greenhouse gases faces high carbon neutrality hurdles with a provincial economy based on thermal energy

09 10, 2022 04:08 AM

China May Expand Coal Power Plant Building Amid Energy Crunch

Top energy engineering conglomerate suggests significant expansion of thermal capacity through 2025

09 09, 2022 18:21 PM

China Green Bulletin: Vice Premier Highlights Security in Green Energy Transition, Climate Investing to Reach Dual Carbon Goals

Building materials sector’s green plan, Shandong pushes development of new-energy storage technologies

09 07, 2022 03:54 AM

In Depth: The Weak Link in China’s New-Energy Power Plan: Weather

Sichuan electricity shortage this summer exposes a major challenge as China pushes for wind, solar and hydro to offset greenhouse gas-emitting coal

08 29, 2022 18:56 PM

Editorial: Severe Heat and Drought Raises Climate Alarm

There is no doubt we are in a climate crisis, with the growing number of extreme weather events lasting longer, covering wider areas and causing greater destruction

08 22, 2022 20:41 PM

Editorial: Getting the Most From Special-Purpose Bonds

The relatively scarce funding available via local SPBs can’t play a role as an economic catalyst until the economy as a whole is reinvigorated through reform and opening up

08 22, 2022 20:18 PM

Southwest Chinese Province Extends Factory Power Cuts

Industrial companies in Sichuan have been asked to continue suspending production until Aug. 25, sources say

08 19, 2022 19:31 PM

China Green Bulletin: Sichuan Cuts Power, High-Tech’s Dual-Carbon Goals

Climate envoy speaks to U.N. climate chief, Guangdong breaks ground on coal plants, national power demand outstrips supply

08 12, 2022 18:24 PM

China Green Bulletin: Beijing Says Climate Talks Halt Is Washington’s Fault

China creates principles to streamline green bond market, government agencies expect industrial carbon emissions to peak by 2030 target

08 11, 2022 19:51 PM

China’s Climate Envoy Blames U.S. for Beijing’s Decision to Halt Climate Talks

Xie Zhenhua rejects U.S. counterpart John Kerry’s criticism of the move, which was made in response to Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, saying Washington is actually ‘fully responsible’

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