|Prei Dy |||Mar 20, 2017 05:06 AM EDT|
China is the first country in the world to establish a production line that converts coal into ethanol, which is the main chemical ingredient in alcohol, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
|Girish Shetti |||Feb 28, 2017 04:10 PM EST|
China's coal consumption declined for the third consecutive year in 2016 in yet another sign that the world's most populous nation is getting serious on its fight against air pollution. The decades of overdependence on coal has made China one of the highest emitters of carbon dioxide and also one of the worst air polluters in the world.
|S. Rina |||Dec 03, 2016 07:23 AM EST|
Thermal coal saw wild swings in its prices this year. The prices surged earlier this year after Chinese government's announcement to curtail coal production by reducing operating days. The price level for Australian coal touched $100 a ton, the highest price in past four and a half years.
|S. Rina |||Nov 11, 2016 01:50 PM EST|
China has announced that it would place limits on coal output until the end of March next year. The decision was made despite the rise in coal prices due to limited supply. The move is likely to curb the speculative practices in the market.
|S. Rina |||Nov 08, 2016 08:18 PM EST|
China is set to increase its coal use, raising the sector's capacity by 19% over the next five years. It is expected that the coal fired plant capacity will still remain below 1,100 gigawatts mark. The country also intends to increase its non-fossil power by 48 percent to 770 gigawatts by 2020.
|Charissa Echavez |||Sep 29, 2016 01:35 AM EDT|
A gas explosion at a coal mine left at least 18 workers dead and two others missing, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday.
|Charissa Echavez |||Mar 25, 2016 08:41 AM EDT|
China will halt coal-fired power plant construction in 15 regions to address a capacity glut in the industry, China's energy regulator confirmed on Thursday.
|Charissa Echavez |||Mar 14, 2016 09:38 AM EDT|
Thousands of Chinese miners marched and gathered to stage a rare protest in a northeastern city over claims that they have not yet received any compensation for months and that the province's governor has reportedly made a false claim about their back compensations and wages cut down.
|Desiree Sison |||Feb 28, 2016 06:42 AM EST|
As China and the US finally agree on the terms of United Nations (UN) sanctions against North Korea, Beijing has reiterated that the punishment should be directed at reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile programme and should not affect ordinary people in the hermit country.
|Althea Serad |||May 16, 2015 08:50 AM EDT|
A new analysis via the Greenpeace Energy Desk says that China’s carbon emissions may have fallen 5% in the first four months of 2015. As compared to last year, the country’s coal use reportedly fell almost 8 percent compared to the same period last year, in fact the reduction in emissions is so huge that it is measured to be approximately equal to the total carbon dioxide emissions of the U.K. over the same period.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 10, 2015 04:04 AM EDT|
Before the discovery of the pit, residents noticed the ground underfoot was warm.
|Desiree Sison |||Jan 21, 2015 11:11 AM EST|
Heavy smog is hovering over Beijing as government officials are feeling anxious about the possible reactions from the Chinese population they would receive
|Marc Maligalig |||Sep 25, 2014 12:54 AM EDT|
Abundant natural gas does not significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions.
|Erika Villanueva |||Sep 12, 2014 02:50 PM EDT|
Chinese mine workers plea for help after contracting a fatal occupational lung illness called Pneumoconiosis, the China Daily reported on Friday.
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