Energy & Environment

China seeks to leapfrog US to energy self-sufficiency


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 EV auto makers consider alliance

A handful of China's many electric vehicle (EV) start-ups are considering setting up an alliance to

Solar firm Hanergy in new factory deal

Two years after a spectacular stock plunge and trading suspension, Chinese solar firm Hanergy has r

China to make 25% more solar panels in 2017

China's solar industry is expected to produce 25% more panels in 2017 than last year, supported by

China to stop accepting foreign garbage

China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday that it would stop accepting shipments

China prepares new round of mega-mergers

China is preparing a fresh round of mega-mergers between state-owned behemoths in the energy, heavy

China's oil giants in gas pump price war

Chinese state oil giants Sinopec and PetroChina are waging war at the nation's gas pumps, slashing

China jails seven over false pollution data

A court in China on Friday jailed seven people for more than a year each for tampering with air qua

EU, China market economy dispute mars climate unity

China's anger at the EU's refusal to recognize it as a "market economy" is threatening efforts to p

China to clamp down on petrol car manufacturing

China's top state planner said it would tighten regulations for building new factories for traditio

California, Tsinghua to set up US-China climate institute

The state of California and China's Tsinghua University will establish a US-China Climate Change In

California, China promise clean tech cooperation

California said it would cooperate with China on clean technology, emissions trading and other "cli

China carbon market to launch earliest in November

China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest,

Shenhua, Guodian mulling $267bn merger

Shenhua Group, China's biggest coal miner, and China Guodian, one of the nation's largest coal-fire

Global leadership

The big news is yet again out of the United States.

Bloomberg: Trump Cedes Climate Leadership to China

According to

California to discuss linking carbon market to China

California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in

EU, China seek to save Paris Agreement

Reuters reports tha

China's oil giants commit to investment boost

China's dominant oil firms have loosened their investment purse strings, apparently confident that

Duterte says Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday Chinese counterpart China Xi Jinping had warned

China succeeds in mining subsea methane ice

China has succeeded in extracting methane gas from solid deposits under the sea in an experiment th

China leads in green bonds, but results hazy

China has rapidly emerged as the leading issuer of green bonds, but although the amount raised is c

BP sells China plant to Sinopec for $1.68bn

BP has agreed to sell one of its biggest investments in China to Sinopec for $1.68bn, as it seeks t

Chinese Premier: 'money no object' in smog fight

The nation is willing to spend as much money as needed in its fight against air pollution, Premier

China gathers consortium for Saudi Aramco IPO

China is creating a consortium, including state-owned oil giants and banks and its sovereign wealth

Foreign automakers attracted by China EV push

China's crackdown on vehicle pollution will turn the world's largest auto market into a hub for cut


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