China power cuts shut down factories, fuel climate goal pushback


“The power shortage is nothing to do with emissions controls,” said Yu Aiqun, a researcher at Global Energy Monitor, a nongovernmental organization. “The fossil fuel industry has been sending out signals that we now need to rethink the pace of transition and make sure that coal can anchor the power system, when, in reality, it was coal power plants not taking up their supposed function that caused the problem,” she said.



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