The Belt and Road Initiative: How Chinese coal technologies export to Europe and the world undermines global climate goals

Six years into implementation, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is recognized for its sloganeering on creating super connectivity corridors in the energy and transport sectors. The narrative is built around how China imparts its infrastructure success in countries where it goes. When the BRI Forum concludes in Beijing in late April, we can anticipate the… Continue reading The Belt and Road Initiative: How Chinese coal technologies export to Europe and the world undermines global climate goals

Climat : la Chine joue les bons élèves à la maison

Le premier pollueur mondial fournit des efforts titanesques pour développer les énergies propres sur son territoire mais construit des centrales à charbon dans le monde entier. Lire la suite

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China Is Outsourcing Its Pollution

INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA – NOVEMBER 03: Steam and smoke from waste coal and stone rises after being dumped next to an unauthorized steel factory on November 3, 2016 in Inner Mongolia, China. To meet China’s targets to slash emissions of carbon dioxide, authorities are pushing to shut down privately owned steel, coal, and other high-polluting… Continue reading China Is Outsourcing Its Pollution

Bosnia and Herzegovina: dying for coal

On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and Herzegovina. That’s where we met Goran Stojak, who recently lost his father to lung cancer. In the last four months, six people… Continue reading Bosnia and Herzegovina: dying for coal

China stokes global coal growth

Chinese companies and banks are continuing to drive global coal expansion, as state owned companies, backed by state loans, build coal-fired power plants across the world. This is despite commitments from China’s top leaders to deliver clean energy and low carbon infrastructure for developing countries. Read the full story at Chinadialogue.net.