China’s Coal Boom: New coal power plant capacity in 2020 grew more than 3 times rest of the World’s

SHANGHAI – China put 38.4 gigawatts (GW) of new coal-fired power capacity into operation in 2020, according to new international research, more than three times the amount built elsewhere around the world and potentially undermining its short-term climate goals.   The country won praise last year after President Xi Jinping pledged to make the country “carbon … Continue reading China’s Coal Boom: New coal power plant capacity in 2020 grew more than 3 times rest of the World’s