EDF responds to reported leak at its Chinese nuclear power plant

The company said it has been informed of a build-up of rare gases at its nuclear power station in China

World Bank: Carbon pricing covers more than a fifth of global greenhouse gases

Carbon pricing instruments generate around $5bn in revenue, representing a 17% increase from last year, however, the full potential of carbon pricing ‘remains largely untapped’

China’s CO2 emissions ‘hit decade high’

Emissions from fossil fuels and cement production rose by 14.5% during the first three months of this year, according to a new report

China’s emissions ‘surpassed those from all developed countries combined in 2019’

The country’s share of the 2019 global emissions rose to 27%, a new report estimates

Driverless taxis hit China’s streets

The so-called robotaxi service rolled out in Beijing’s Shougang Park, one of the venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Chinese conglomerate tops utility-scale project developers table with ‘world’s largest’ solar plant

NextEra Energy and ENGIE are among the top climbers in this year’s Wiki-Solar list

Green bonds issuance in emerging markets ‘to reach $100bn by 2023’

The post-pandemic recovery is expected to provide significant opportunities for green and sustainability-related projects, including renewable energy, green urban infrastructure and climate-smart agriculture

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

Scientists warn bitcoin mining poses a threat to China’s climate targets

By 2024, Chinese bitcoin mining could generate a carbon output that could exceed the total annual greenhouse gas emissions of the Czech Republic and Qatar

China’s coal boom ‘outweighs global coal plant retirements’

China commissioned 38.4GW of new coal plants last year while 37.8GW of coal-fired generation retired globally, according to a new report