‘Matter of national destiny’: China’s energy crisis sees the world’s top emitter investing in more coal

Hao Yang, Guangyi Pan

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Abstract

Two months of scorching heatwaves and drought plunged China into an energy security crisis.
The southwest province of Sichuan, for example, relies on dams to generate around 80% of its electricity, with growth in hydropower crucial for China meeting its net-zero by 2060 emissions target.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Volume2022
No.August
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 29 Aug 2022

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