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Though China’s coal power plant investments have focused on South and Southeast Asian countries, they are now popping up throughout Africa, East Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and even Latin America (source: macpixxel for GIS)

China’s overseas coal investments challenge climate goals

In recent years, rich Western countries and international financial institutions have adopted policies to restrict the construction of new coal power plants overseas. However, China has now risen to become the largest global provider of public financing for such projects – and is powering full steam ahead. Though they contradict Beijing’s global climate obligations...

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