Category: China

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

The pace of energy transition is accelerating despite the on-going Covid-19 catastrophe. The recent Dutch...

Renewable Energy’s Role in the Electrification of Asia

Access to electricity in Asia is not only a requirement for basic quality of life,...

Clean Energy in Asian Cities: Who is Leading the Way?

Asia is home to many of the world’s mega-cities and several are already harnessing substantial...

Asia’s Growing Renewable Energy Capacity is a Bullish Sign for Investors

Asia makes up the lion’s share of global renewable energy (RE), which will continue to...

Renewable Energy in Asia – The Landscape for Investments

Renewable energy investment is booming. Since 2015, global investments have totalled over $300 billion annually....

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...

The Corporate Hunt for Renewable Energy Investment

Large corporations can be powerful drivers for change. This is becoming more and more evident...

Green Financing in Asia – Still More Room For Growth

Green financing was first developed by governments as an initiative to reduce national level environmental...

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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Many Uses of Coal are Being Replaced With Renewable Energy

Since 2013 global coal consumption has plateaued, yet overall demand for energy has increased. There...

Green Energy Will Help Meet Asia’s Growing Energy Demands

It is difficult to deny the statistics. Population growth has had a monumental effect on...

China’s 14th FYP – What could this mean for the Energy Sector?

China is responsible for nearly one-third of all emissions globally, making it a primary candidate...

How China Revived the Economy through Green Spending in 2008

The spillover effects of the 2008 financial crisis were felt in China. Although the country...

China relaxes regulations on coal power expansion for third year running

China has lowered the risk ratings for coal-power overcapacity in many parts of the country...

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