Energy and Environment
Slowing global warming is among the most complex economic, political and diplomatic challenges of our time. Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from burning coal, petroleum, and other fossil fuels will require innovation and hard work by governments, businesses and consumers alike. While there are great challenges, there are also promising opportunities in addressing the problem, not only in industrialized nations, but also in rapidly developing countries like India and China.
China's post-coal growth
July 26, 2016, Qi Ye, Lord Nicholas Stern, Tong Wu, Jiaqi Lu and Fergus Green
Slowing GDP growth, a structural shift away from heavy industry, and more proactive policies on air pollution and clean energy have caused China's coal use to peak. It seems that economic growth has decoupled from growth in coal consumption.
Energy and Climate
Energy and Environment
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June 9, 2016, Tim Boersma, Charles K. Ebinger and Heather Greenley
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June 7, 2016, Lindley Mease and Kristen Weiss
Opinion | Foreign Affairs
June 6, 2016, Tim Boersma and Stacy D. VanDeveer
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