A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images
A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images

China should stop building more coal power plants soon, climate change think tank says ahead of Glasgow summit

  • China commissioned 76 per cent of new capacity globally last year, up from 64 per cent in 2019, E3G says
  • Beijing has yet to translate into detailed policies a commitment by Xi to ‘strictly control’ coal consumption between 2021-25 and phase it down in the following five years

Topic |   Climate change
A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images
A coal power plant in China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Getty Images
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