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Repercussions of China’s Coal Pledge on Asian Economies

China's historic pledge to stop coal financing abroad will help in lowering global carbon emissions. However, the decision may also risk economic growth in Asian countries like Vietnam and Indonesia. Experts demand stronger commitments from Beijing in order to support the renewable energy transition in the region.

The Oil and Gas Industry in Asia – Current State and What Lies Ahead

“Asia is the world’s largest and fastest-growing consumer of energy as well as the largest...

There and Back Again: The Transition From Coal to Gas in Bangladesh

Gas to coal to gas again – this sums up Bangladesh’s trajectory on the energy...

Fossil Fuel: Rising Concerns On Vanguard’s Investments

NGO raises concerns on Vanguard's fossil fuel exposure

Chinese Banks – Fossil Fuels Projects They Are Funding

We recently discussed how Chinese banks were risking their reputation with investments in coal. As...

Debunking Net-Zero in Asia: Is It Even Possible?

Net-zero by 2050 in Asia is the desirable scenario, but, judging by the current progress,...

How Carbon Pricing Can Catapult Energy Transition in Asia

Relevance of carbon pricing for energy transition in Asia

Asia’s Race to Net-Zero by 2030

Мaps of the historical and future global temperature curve paint a disturbing picture. The earth...

ADB’s Double Standard On Fossil Fuel Investments

ADB withdraws from coal investments but continues to support oil and gas projects

Chinese Banks Risk their Reputation With Investments in Coal

Chinese banks have made investments in coal for decades and this hasn’t changed with China’s...

Investing in Coal Projects Bears Major Financial and Reputational Risks

A business environment held in the grasp of a global pandemic is anything but stable....

Japan’s Uncertain Future in Financing Overseas Coal Power Plants

Toxic emissions from coal-fired power plant

Why Asian Financiers Are Still Financing Coal

Global banks have funneled trillions of dollars in coal financing since the Paris Climate Agreement...

How Biden Wants to Lure Smaller Nations Away from China’s Coal Grip

With his ambitious renewable energy plan, US President Joe Biden has found a fresh field...

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