In January, just two months after Xi Jinping and Barack Obama jointly pledged to limit carbon...
Dec 15, 2014
China is by far the world’s largest consumer of coal, using more of the fossil fuel than the...
Jul 19, 2013
Following the success of widespread public protests against a planned uranium processing plant in Jiangmen, Guangdong province last week, Reuters notes that the project’s cancellation hinders Beijing’s nuclear power...
Mar 12, 2013
China’s vast estimated shale gas reserves may hold the eventual promise of lower-carbon energy—at least compared with the country’s current diet of coal—and freedom from the need to secure oil supplies from the...
Jun 27, 2011
Nico Popescu of the European Council on Foreign Relations examines Chinese attitudes towards post-Soviet Russia, including its leadership and its place in BRIC: A colleague of mine and I asked the Chinese how do they see the...
Jul 24, 2008
Written by Dan Blumenthal, a resident fellow in Asian studies at the American Enterprise Institute, from AEI Online: The tremendous increase in China’s appetite for energy, and the response to this by regional powers, is...
Feb 5, 2006
From the AP, via the Houston Chronicle: Just days before a Chinese firm announced a $2.3 billion investment in a Nigerian oil field last month, President Hu Jintao warned that China has to rein in surging energy use that has made it one of the world’s biggest oil importers. The announcements underlined the dual tracks […]
Jan 13, 2006
From UPI: A big part of China`s efforts to put its affairs in order before lunar new year celebrations is focused on energy security issues with other developing nations. Two events Thursday illustrated Beijing`s ambitions: collaboration with Africa and managing a potential rivalry with India on securing energy resources. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued […]
Sep 23, 2005
From the Lawrence Berkeley Lab: After the United States, no nation has more potential to influence the world’s economy and environment than China, whose gross domestic product (GDP) quadrupled between 1980 and 2000, and whose economy is the world’s second largest consumer of oil. As it continues to grow, China is projected to increase oil […]
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