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Are We Close to Peak Coal in China?

July 7, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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China Peak Coal?

Last year, renewable energy made up nearly 70% of new electric generation capacity additions in China. That figure would be more impressive if coal wasn’t the leader of Chinese energy, accounting for about 65% of the country’s energy mix. But coal’s tight grip on the country may start to wane soon.[read more]

Is This The End Of China's Coal Boom?

April 21, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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China Coal Boom Ending?

“The End Of China’s Coal Boom,” is a new, must-read, and chart-filled report from Greenpeace. It documents the continuing response of China to the almost unimaginable life-shortening air pollution caused by its rapid growth in coal use.[read more]