Asia's coal plant drive threatens climate goals, report shows

Asia Pacific Jun 30, 2021

Asia's coal plant drive threatens climate goals, report shows

Five Asian countries are responsible for 80% of new coal power stations planned worldwide, with the projects threatening goals to fight the climate crisis, a report warned Wednesday. China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam are planning to build more than 600 coal plants, think tank ...

Half of China-backed overseas coal projects shelved

Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2021

Half of China-backed overseas coal projects shelved

Over half of Chinese-backed overseas coal-fired power plant projects have been shelved or canceled over the past six years, underscoring the rising forces against coal investments globally. Of the 52 projects with Chinese financing announced between mid-2014 and the end of last year, 25 have ...