Smoke billows from a coal-burning power plant in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
Smoke billows from a coal-burning power plant in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Photo: Reuters

Climate change: China’s power crisis may cast a shadow over its new climate commitments expected to be announced at COP26 in Glasgow

  • The crisis may invite some resistance from sceptical delegates at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)
  • However, China is still on track to meet its 2025 goal of peak coal consumption despite its worst energy crisis in decades, according to analysts

Topic |   China’s power crisis
Smoke billows from a coal-burning power plant in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
Smoke billows from a coal-burning power plant in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
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