1. China’s energy crisis: what caused the crunch?  Financial Times
  2. China's energy crisis is hitting everything from iPhones to milk  Deccan Herald
  3. Asian countries weigh options as Xi stops China’s overseas coal projects  South China Morning Post
  4. China To Coal Miners Raise Production Now  OilPrice.com
  5. China's energy crisis shows just how hard it will be to reach net zero  The Conversation UK
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The president’s pledge has cast doubt on the fate of nearly 70 coal-fired plants in Southeast and South Asia, and what it means for a region still heavily reliant on coal in its energy mix. But it’s a further nudge to abandon the world’s dirtiest fuel for good.The president’s pledge has cast doubt on the fate of nearly 70 coal-fired plants in Southeast and South Asia, and what it means for a region still heavily reliant on coal in its energy mix. But it’s a further nudge to abandon the world’s dirtiest fuel for good.

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Xi Jinping has been talking tough on decarbonising China, but blinked after an energy crisis threatened to derail the world economy.Xi Jinping has been talking tough on decarbonising China, but blinked after an energy crisis threatened to derail the world economy.

China's energy crisis shows just how hard it will be to reach net zero

China's energy crisis shows just how hard it will be to reach net zero

China ordered miners in Inner Mongolia to ramp up coal production and oil prices jumped on Friday as a record surge in the cost of gas revived demand for the most polluting fossil fuels to keep factories open and homes heated.China ordered miners in Inner Mongolia to ramp up coal production and oil prices jumped on Friday as a record surge in the cost of gas revived demand for the most polluting fossil fuels to keep factories open and homes heated.

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Global energy crunch conveys grim warning to environmental warriorsFirst wordCLIMATE change skeptics like myself are all smiles these days. The climate debate has taken a sudden and momentous turn.For two decades, environmentalists and climate...

Global energy crunch conveys grim warning to environmental warriors | The Manila Times

The same dynamic keeps playing out over and over: the rich pollute, the poor suffer, and the rich really don't careThe same dynamic keeps playing out over and over: the rich pollute, the poor suffer, and the rich really don't care

Climate Justice and COP 26: Who Is Responsible for Climate Crisis? - Rolling Stone

Cheap pricing and too much coal are leaving Chinese in the darkCheap pricing and too much coal are leaving Chinese in the dark

The real reasons behind China’s energy crisis

The prospect of a cold winter with skyrocketing heating bills may weigh far more heavily on most people’s mind than the distant, abstracted calculations that guide climate action.The prospect of a cold winter with skyrocketing heating bills may weigh far more heavily on most people’s mind than the distant, abstracted calculations that guide climate action.

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Chinese authorities have ordered 72 coal mines in Inner Mongolia to boost production by almost 100 million tonsChinese authorities have ordered 72 coal mines in Inner Mongolia to boost production by almost 100 million tons

China To Coal Miners: Raise Production Now | OilPrice.com

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BEIJING -- China has instructed coal miners to expand output in response to an extended power shortage that threatens to upend tech supBeijing scrambles to counter energy crunch that endangers industrial production

China boosts coal output, taps Australian imports in power crisis - Nikkei Asia

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Increased global demand coupled with President Xi Jinping's ambitious plans to reduce the usage of coal has left several units gasping for breath.Increased global demand coupled with President Xi Jinping's ambitious plans to reduce the usage of coal has left several units gasping for breath.

How China'S Power Crisis Is Going To Worsen Global Supply Challenges

From the BBC World Service: Just weeks after President Xi Jinping said China won't invest in coal plants overseas, the government is asking domestic coal miners to boost production to alleviate power shortages. Plus, the U.K. will accept vaccine certificates from another 37 countries as Britain continues to ease its COVID-19 travel restrictions. And, the dating app which matches people by examining their music listening habits.

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Chinese authorities have ordered dozens of coal mines to expand production amid a nationwide energy crunch, state media reported Friday.Chinese authorities have ordered dozens of coal mines to expand production amid a nationwide energy crunch, state media reported Friday.

China Orders Mines To Up Coal Production By Nearly 100 Million Tonnes: Report

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Record high prices and shortages of electricity have crippled industrial outputRecord high prices and shortages of electricity have crippled industrial output

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Millions of Chinese homes and businesses have been hit by power cuts in recent weeks.Millions of Chinese homes and businesses have been hit by power cuts in recent weeks.

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China orders huge boost in coal output to avert severe power crunchChina orders huge boost in coal output to avert severe power crunch

China orders huge boost in coal output to avert severe power crunch — RT Business News

Mainland officials have ordered China's two top coal regions to act immediately to expand their annual production capacity by more than 160 million to...Mainland officials have ordered China's two top coal regions to act immediately to expand their annual production capacity by more than 160 million to...

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Move is latest attempt by Chinese authorities to boost coal supplyMove is latest attempt by Chinese authorities to boost coal supply

Amid power crunch, China tells mines to boost output immediately

Directive comes as China suffers from record-high prices and blackouts | 2021-10-09 10:55:00Directive comes as China suffers from record-high prices and blackouts | 2021-10-09 10:55:00

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There’s never a good time for an energy shock. But for Chinese President Xi Jinping, now is a devastating moment to grapple with shortages andThere’s never a good time for an energy shock. But for Chinese President Xi Jinping, now is a devastating moment to grapple with shortages and big price spikes mirroring the 1970s. T…

Bad timing for an energy crisis in China - Asia Times

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Seventy-two mines in Inner Mongolia are given approval to boost production as China grapples with a major shortage.Seventy-two mines in Inner Mongolia are given approval to boost production as China grapples with a major shortage.

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The coal shortage in China and India may give a boost to dry bulk shipping as traders look to new so...The coal shortage in China and India may give a boost to dry bulk shipping as traders look to new so...

Chinese Traders Turn to New Routes to Get Much-Needed Coal

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China Briefing, 7 October 2021: ‘All out’ to beat power shortages; 2050 ‘net-zero’ for airlines; ‘Critical decade” for global warming - Carbon Brief

China Provinces to Supply More Coal to Ease Power Shortage - Commitments follow power outages and rationing in several provincesCommitments follow power outages and rationing in several provinces

China Provinces to Supply More Coal to Ease Power Shortage - Caixin Global

Keeping global temperatures from dangerous levels means China must pivot away from coal immediately. Its soaring energy demand and rolling blackouts mean it probably won’t.Keeping global temperatures from dangerous levels means China must pivot away from coal immediately. Its soaring energy demand and rolling blackouts mean it probably won’t.

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The move is the latest attempt by Chinese authorities to boost coal supply amid record-high prices and shortages of electricity that have led to power rationing across the country, crippling industrial output.The move is the latest attempt by Chinese authorities to boost coal supply amid record-high prices and shortages of electricity that have led to power rationing across the country, crippling industrial output.

Amid power crunch, China's top coal region tells mines to boost output immediately - Business - The Jakarta Post

The rebound in economic activity from coronavirus restrictions has exposed alarmingly low supplies of natural gas leaving traders, industry executives..The rebound in economic activity from coronavirus restrictions has exposed alarmingly low supplies of natural gas leaving traders, industry executives..

China digs in on coal, oil gains as energy crisis deepens on gas cost, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: China has ordered its two top coal regions to boost output and will allow coal-fired power...BEIJING/SINGAPORE: China has ordered its two top coal regions to boost output and will allow coal-fired power...

China eyes coal output boost, higher power prices to ease shortages - Markets - Business Recorder

Shanxi and Inner Mongolia, China's top coal-producing regions, tell coal mines to ramp up productionShanxi and Inner Mongolia, China's top coal-producing regions, tell coal mines to ramp up production

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Chinese authorities have ordered dozens of coal mines to expand production amid a nationwide energy crunch.Chinese authorities have ordered dozens of coal mines to expand production amid a nationwide energy crunch.

China orders mines to up coal production by nearly 100 million tonnes - state media | Fin24

BEIJING, Oct 8 — Chinese officials have ordered more than 70 mines in Inner Mongolia to ramp up coal production by nearly 100 million tonnes as the country battles its worst power crunch and coal shortages in years. The authorities face record-high prices and shortages of electricity that have...BEIJING, Oct 8 — Chinese officials have ordered more than 70 mines in Inner Mongolia to ramp up coal production by nearly 100 million tonnes as the country battles its worst power crunch and coal shortages in years. The authorities face record-high prices and shortages of electricity that have...

China calls for huge boost in coal output to fight power crunch | Money | Malay Mail

Millions of Chinese homes and businesses have been hit by power cuts in recent weeks.

China orders coal miners to boost output: reports

Cheap pricing and too much coal are leaving Chinese in the dark.

China's Energy Crisis Is the Fault of Cheap Pricing and Too Much Coal

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