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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.

09 21, 2021 20:13 PM

Caixin ESG Biweekly: Monetization of Green Assets on the Way

Chinese regulators are taking a cautious approach to building a green finance ecosystem as ensuring market stability, controlling risks remain top priorities, expert says

09 18, 2021 17:00 PM

Weekly Must-Read: The Rapid Fall of China’s Most Famous Corporate Raider

Since the failed Vanke bid, Baoneng Investment Group is now $31 billion in debt after forays into cars and mobile phones fell short

09 16, 2021 20:06 PM

In Depth: China’s Climate Goals Leave One Province Torn Between Past and Future

Hydropower-rich Yunnan is struggling to balance its longtime role as a source of cheap electricity with aspirations to build up its own manufacturing industry

09 16, 2021 19:45 PM

State-Owned Chinese Coal Giants Pledge to Buy Green Power

A dozen producers vowed to participate in the new trading program that aims to support the country’s transition away from polluting fuels like coal

09 14, 2021 04:44 AM

Yunnan Tightens Aluminum Production Curbs in Green Push

Smelters ordered to slash output 30% the rest of this year to meet goals for cutting energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

09 10, 2021 20:45 PM

China Carbon Watch: Carbon Emissions Allowance Price Slides

Government work group was established to accelerate emissions data accounting standards

09 10, 2021 19:58 PM

China’s Carbon Reduction Strategy Could Benefit From Being Less Top-Down, Experts Say

Cities should be given more say over adopting the methods that work best for them

09 09, 2021 09:40 AM

CX Daily: Huarong’s $3.4 Billion Debacle On A South Korean Tourist Trap

There is no large monetary base gap in China, a senior official at the central bank says. After-school tutoring companies must register as nonprofits by year-end

09 08, 2021 21:13 PM

China Powers Up Pilot Program for Trading in Green Electricity

Producers can sell clean electricity directly to end-users at exchange centers set up in Beijing and Guangzhou

09 08, 2021 19:34 PM

China’s IT Industry Needs New Approach to Cut Emissions, Experts Say

Mobile telecoms networks and data centers nationwide urged to adopt new strategies and technologies to lower power usage to meet carbon reduction targets

09 03, 2021 21:01 PM

As China Seeks to Address Bilateral Tensions in Climate Talks, U.S. Balks

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry sidestepped repeated efforts by top Chinese officials to shoehorn bilateral disputes and politics into ongoing dialogue on emissions

09 03, 2021 09:49 AM

CX Daily: The Congo Mine That Could Feed China’s Vast Hunger For Copper

China-U.S. tensions jeopardize cooperation on climate change, Wang Yi says. Hainan province will promote the establishment of an international carbon trading exchange

09 02, 2021 18:41 PM

China Carbon Watch: Emissions Allowance Market Prices Hold Firm Despite Slump in Trading

Shenyang plans launch of regional emissions trading system

09 02, 2021 17:48 PM

China-U.S. Tensions Jeopardize Cooperation on Climate Change, Foreign Minister Says

Wang Yi urges Washington to ‘meet halfway’ in video-link discussion with U.S. climate envoy John Kerry

08 31, 2021 16:11 PM

Opinion: Crunching the Numbers in a Whole-Earth Balance Sheet

Only a multidimensional and multidisciplinary approach can produce a planetary-wide solution to deal with collective challenges like climate change and pandemics

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