Energy & Environment

The biggest impact of Beijing’s resource quest has been on global trading prices

Q&A: Global energy prices

The changing nature of China's global oil and gas deals

OP-ED: Energy quest

Pipelines not so profitable for PetroChina

Market roundup: May 16

Back to the farm

Chandra Nair calls for unilateral, drastic revision of environmental policy in Asia

China's green bond market draws skepticism

Now that China has overtaken the U.S.

China approves $15bn of green bonds to fight pollution

China approved more than RMB 100 bn ($15.2 bn) of green bond issuance in the first five months of t

Green bonds likely to finance China cleanup programs

Last week the government announced plans to restore 90% of that to safely usable levels by 2020.

Jockeys and Cushions

We have a couple of big dates coming up, dear readers, so make sure you're paying attention from ne

China unveils ambitious soil cleanup plan


China in coal-plant construction binge

For companies and local officials eager to prop up growth with new jobs, the availability of low-co

China to reduce direct coal combustion in smog struggle

China will reduce the amount of coal burned directly in industrial furnaces and residential heating

Chinese company after billion-dollar Texas oil deals

China’s Yantai Xinchao Industry Co. is pursuing U.S.

China solar prices have room to fall, compete with coal

Declining costs in China’s solar industry could allow the government to reduce prices offered to ph

Incremental reforms reshaping China's oil and gas sectors

US, Chinese tech firms team up to build 'smart cities'

China plans to spend heavily on technology to help cities cope with headaches such as air pollution

China's small oil refineries drive up crude imports

Two months ago, 16 so-called teapot refineries formed the China Petroleum Purchase Federation of In

PetroChina has first ever quarterly loss; Sinopec profits up

The ongoing oil price slump has hit PetroChina, the nation’s largest oil and gas producer, much har

China to perform nationwide soil pollution survey

China is to unroll a national survey to identify hotspots for heavy metal, chemicals and other toxi

Coal power could be headed for losses

China’s coal-fired power plants – many of them state-owned – may start losing money from next year

Development banks to boost China green bonds

The boom in mainland China’s nascent green bond market is set to continue this year after deal volu

China wants ships to use new arctic route

China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a ro

Ministry of Water Resources: 80% of groundwater unsafe


Germany targeted for Chinese energy exports

China’s proposed investments in long-distance, ultra-high voltage power transmission lines will pav

China pushes for mandatory integration of renewable power

China has ordered power transmission companies to provide grid connectivity for all renewable power

ENN to purchase $750mn stake in Australian gas supplier Santos

Private Chinese natural gas distributor ENN will become the largest shareholder in Australian gas p

China announces first-ever energy consumption cap

China has released its first energy consumption cap, targeting 5 billion tons of standard coal equi

China's coal-fired capacity rises as more power plants idle

China had 210 coal power projects set for environmental assessment at the end of 2015, 95 of which

HR ministry forecasts 1.8mn workers to be cut from coal, steel industries

China's human resources and social security ministry announced on Monday that the country's coal an

Despite foul air and economic slowdown, China’s capital is still in business

Beijing blues?

Beijing, neighboring provinces backtrack on stricter air pollution controls

The city of Beijing will raise the threshold for issuing pollution red alerts that can force the cl


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