Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock
Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese cash funds African coal plant building despite environmental concerns

  • While many countries, including China, are increasingly looking to green energy, it continues to bankroll coal-fired power plants across the continent
  • Chinese-funded projects include a scheme to boost Zimbabwe’s energy supplies that uses a heavily polluting form of technology

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock
Coal-fired power plants emit large quantities of carbon dioxide. Photo: Shutterstock
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