Rising energy prices are bringing the social aspects of the net-zero transition into sharp focus. Ahead of a high-profile conference on the subject organised by the London School of Economics, Energy Monitor talks to Nick Robins, its sustainable finance professor in practice.
Electricity pricing that varies by time can enable consumers to bolster grid flexibility at low cost. Few countries have deployed it widely. Now China is pioneering its widespread use.
Opinion: The success of COP26 rests on it providing an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Superpowers need to provide the developing world with the greener infrastructure it urgently needs. As China is failing to do so with the Belt and Road Initiative, the West must step up at COP26.
China is failing to advance renewable energy installations while boosting its pipeline of polluting projects, reveals a report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air.
A massive increase in recycling across the steel, cement, aluminium and plastic sectors would help China accelerate its transition to net-zero emissions, says not-for-profit RMI in a new report.
The world will not run out of minerals any time soon, and while developing domestic supply chains makes sense, this will not make or break the energy transition.
Market reforms and administrative policies are often at odds in China, leaving fossil fuels with distinct advantages over wind and solar power.
A report from Greenpeace East Asia highlights the significant amount of emissions produced by internet use in China, and the need for the sector to run on 100% renewables by 2030.
Countries in the Global South need international public finance to support clean energy instead of the dash for gas as witnessed in recent years, says the International Institute for Sustainable Development.