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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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11 26, 2021 14:36 PM

China Property Turmoil Risks Upending Green Debt Market

Chinese developers touted their sustainable credentials and issued green bonds to fund a host of new environmentally focused buildings, in a global rush for ethical finance in recent years

11 26, 2021 03:43 AM

China Climate Action Will Proceed Despite Energy Crisis, Top Adviser Says

Xu Xiaodong says 2025 energy blueprint due out next month will prioritize renewables and energy efficiency, though coal will still have a role

11 23, 2021 09:34 AM

CX Daily: Disappointments and Hopes From the Climate Summit

China could completely sever diplomatic ties with Lithuania, experts warn. A Kangmei verdict spurs a wave of independent directors to quit

11 22, 2021 06:59 AM

Cover Story: Disappointments and Hopes From the Climate Summit

U.N. conference to combat global warming yields important progress on emissions but doesn’t go far enough, especially on coal, experts say

11 19, 2021 20:19 PM

China’s Rapid ESG Development Stymied by Lack of Standards, Experts Say

Socially conscious investing in China has been fast-tracked thanks to peak carbon and carbon neutrality goals

11 19, 2021 16:10 PM

China Green Bulletin: Beijing and Washington Reach Climate Agreement on Cutting Emissions

Development of circular economy can play a vital role in cutting green transition costs, says DRC senior fellow Cheng Huiqiang

11 19, 2021 15:30 PM

Opinion: It’s Time for Multinationals to Step Up in the Carbon Markets

Two decades after the Kyoto Protocol gave us the Clean Development Mechanism, we are still not making full use of our options

11 19, 2021 06:47 AM

China Pledges $31 Billion of Credit to Back Clean Use of Coal

Central bank lending facility provides a second pillar supporting emission cuts along with cheap loans for carbon-reduction projects

11 17, 2021 14:46 PM

Nuclear Climate Ambitions to Fall Short Globally

Nuclear technology could play a role in addressing climate change, but it is expensive, complex and controversial

11 17, 2021 05:27 AM

Opinion: Summit Sets the Right Course for China-U.S. Relations

Following heightened tensions under Trump, Xi and Biden move toward an era of healthy competition without confrontation or conflict

11 16, 2021 19:42 PM

Update: Xi Tells Biden That China and U.S. Should Respect Each Other and Cooperate

In the two leaders’ first virtual summit, the Chinese president says a solid bilateral relationship is needed to safeguard a peaceful international order

11 16, 2021 16:29 PM

The EU Risks International Retaliation Over CBAM 

Several third countries have expressed their opposition to EU plans to introduce the carbon border adjustment mechanism

11 16, 2021 04:39 AM

Electric Semi-Trailers Are Next Step in Greening China’s Roads

SAIC, FAW and Geely develop new generation of trucks that don’t burn fossil fuels as Geely executive Mike Fan says the cost won’t be significantly higher

11 15, 2021 16:29 PM

Opinion: After Glasgow, It’s Time to Reimagine Global Climate Governance

Rules are being set, roads are being built, and money is still churning, but will the game itself need changing to meet the world’s goals?

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