The Guardian: China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’

The Guardian: China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’
The Guardian: China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’

By Jonathan Watts.

“While we welcome China’s pledge, we are waiting to see how much weight this announcement will hold,” said Wawa Wang, program director of Just Finance International. “Whether Beijing will deliver on this exit from building coal-fired power plants depends on whether it introduces a time-bound exit which reins in all forms of support – finance and construction combined – for all its overseas coal and associated projects.”

The Guardian: China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’