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Coal Power Overcapacity and the Investment Bubble in China

Publication | 2015-11-18 at 15:30

A collaborative report by Greenpeace East Asia and North China Electric Power University reveals that up to 700 billion RMB could be invested in the coal power industry over the 13th five year plan period, in spite of an already serious...

Greenpeace report estimates 13th Five Year Plan period could see 700 billion RMB...

Press release | 2015-11-18 at 15:19

Beijing, November 18, 2015 – A collaborative report by Greenpeace East Asia and North China Electric Power University reveals that up to 700 billion RMB could be invested in the coal power industry over the 13th five year plan period, in spite of...

Is China doubling down on its coal power bubble?

Publication | 2015-11-11 at 13:54

A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has found that a total of 155 coal fired power plants, or four per week, have received environmental permits in the first nine months of this year. With power generation from coal falling, and an already...

Greenpeace: Despite falling coal consumption, China could add as many as four idle...

Press release | 2015-11-11 at 12:04

Beijing, 11 November, 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has found that a total of 155 coal fired power plants, or four per week, have received environmental permits in the first nine months of this year. With power generation from coal...

Friday Five: China's 'duty to humanity' and under-reported coal consumption

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-11-06

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   China underreporting coal consumption by up to 17%, data suggests [Guardian] China has underreported the amount of coal it consumes by 600 million tons...

Greenpeace Response to China-France Joint Statement on Climate Change

Press release | 2015-11-03 at 1:30

Beijing, November 2, 2015 - A joint climate statement was released today by Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Francois Hollande. The statement made an incremental step forward while highlighting the ambition gap the world still...

Friday Five: Smog and Five Year Plan predictions

Blog entry by amcgurk | 2015-10-30

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   China’s cadres ready “greener” Five Year Plan [China Dialogue] Primary discussions determining China’s 13 th Five Year Plan concluded this week, leaving us...

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