China halts new coal-fired power plants abroad in boost for climate action

Published Sep 22 2021 at 9:27 AM GMT
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad, representing a historic shift away from coal before the United Nations climate summit in November.“China will step up support for other developing countries in developing green and low-carbon energy and will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad,” Xi said in pre-recorded remarks to the United Nations General Assembly.
  • The president’s announcement was welcomed by the….



  • Published Sep 22, 2021 9:27 AM GMT