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China Coal Consumption

US-China Bilateral Climate Agreement--Troubling Aspects

John J. Berger | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
John J. Berger

The U.S.-China accord has glaring shortcomings that illustrate the perils of voluntary pledges, each nation operating in its own autonomous emissions bubble and on its own schedule, impervious to any absolute global emission and temperature limit.

China Approves Massive New Coal Capacity

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

By David Stanway BEIJING, Jan 8 (Reuters) - China approved the construction of more than 100 million tonnes of new coal production cap...

A Five-Part Strategy to Cap and Cut China's Coal Consumption

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 07.29.2013 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

China now consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. Although scaling up alternatives to coal may seem a formidable task, we believe China can cap and then cut its coal consumption in the next decade.

Old Wang Coal?

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

As China's economy has grown, so has its consumption of coal, which has increased by an average of nine percent per year. By comparison, average coal demand growth for the rest of the world has been about one percent per year.