China accelerates coal plant construction despite carbon neutral pledge -study

Published 09:52 on February 24, 2022  /  Last updated at 09:52 on February 24, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, China  /  No Comments

New coal plant construction projects in China rose to a five-year high last year, tripling numbers in the rest of the world combined, while new project approvals have picked up pace in the first few weeks of 2022, according to a report released Thursday.

New coal plant construction projects in China rose to a five-year high last year, tripling numbers in the rest of the world combined, while new project approvals have picked up pace in the first few weeks of 2022, according to a report released Thursday.

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