“Almost 200 countries have put their name to the Glasgow climate pact, marking a decisive shift in the world’s approach to tackling climate emissions, setting a clear roadmap to limiting the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees and marking the beginning of the end for coal power. It isContinue Reading

Alok Sharma (left), president of the COP26 summit, attends a stocktaking plenary session in Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday. Alberto Pezzali/AP hide caption toggle caption Alberto Pezzali/AP Alok Sharma (left), president of the COP26 summit, attends a stocktaking plenary session in Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday. Alberto Pezzali/AP GLASGOW, Scotland — AlmostContinue Reading

BEIJING: In just 10 days after the meeting and official announcement, Chinese regulators nearly halved last month’s rise in domestic prices for thermal coal, the world’s second-largest energy source.Many of Beijing’s measures have highlighted the scope and some limitations of regulatory capacity, but the country is still struggling to keepContinue Reading