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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.

07 27, 2021 06:59 AM

Energy Insider: China’s Green Energy Capacity to Exceed Coal for First Time

Li Auto clears hearing to sell shares in Hong Kong; Sandong Xuguo obtains $4.6 million loan backed by carbon credits; steel output curbs to limit scrap price rises

07 24, 2021 04:49 AM

China Needs More Nuclear and Hydro Power, Think Tank Finds

Power outages will only increase without additions to sustainable electricity generating capacity, government-backed institute finds

07 15, 2021 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Rose 1.02% on Thursday

Shenzhen Component Index closed up 0.75%

07 15, 2021 09:06 AM

CX Daily: How China’s New Carbon Market Will Work

China will keep its economic operations within “a reasonable range,” Premier Li Keqiang says. The country has become the world’s largest exporter of Covid-19 vaccines. Shopee sees China as a bulwark against threats at home. Plus, Chinese big cities will suffer more heat waves and heavier rains, Greenpeace says.

07 15, 2021 07:51 AM

Energy Insider: China to Plug in National Carbon Trading; Port Giants in Closer Equity Tie-Up

Sinopec is building its first onshore wind power project; commodity prices rises drive up import costs; Guangdong installs world’s first typhoon-resistant floating wind turbine

07 15, 2021 05:00 AM

China May Consider Carbon Credits as Loan Collateral

With carbon emissions trading about to start, a top banking regulatory official suggests that using emission permits to back loans is ‘something that can be explored’

07 14, 2021 21:53 PM

China Sets July Launch for Carbon Emissions Trading Scheme

The program, which will initially involve more than 2,200 power plants, is part of the country’s effort to use the market to help it meet its ambitious climate goals

07 14, 2021 16:50 PM

China’s Big Cities Will Suffer More Heatwaves and Heavier Rains, Greenpeace Says

Environmental group’s survey of 60 years of data highlights risks from extreme weather to densely populated urban areas such as Beijing and Shanghai

07 13, 2021 18:30 PM

Caixin ESG Biweekly: China Makes a Breakthrough

The implementation of carbon goals will accelerate the integration of environmental, social and corporate governance factors into the country’s development, expert says

07 08, 2021 23:59 PM

Energy Insider: China to Kick off National Carbon Trading for Power Generation

China completes first release of copper, aluminum and zinc from national reserves in bid to cool metals prices

07 08, 2021 09:16 AM

CX Daily: Four Things To Know About China’s Latest Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin swings as China continues its cryptocurrency crackdown. Didi is accused of misleading investors in class action lawsuits.

07 08, 2021 07:29 AM

Exclusive: China to Roll Out New Lending Tool to Support Green Push

State Council plans monetary policy instruments to encourage funding for clean energy and carbon reduction projects

07 07, 2021 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Rose 0.66% on Wednesday

Shenzhen Component Index closed up 1.86%

07 07, 2021 07:24 AM

China Puts Most Powerful Agency in Charge of Climate Policies

National Development and Reform Commission to play central role in meeting government’s ambitious goals for cutting carbon emissions

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