China to pull out of funding coal-fired power outside China

CHINESE President Xi Jinping has told the United Nations that his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants through China’s Belt and Road initiative – a move that could cause 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries to be abandoned.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping.

China - which is the world's largest user and miner of coal - is coming under growing international pressure to wind down its commitment to coal to support the global push for zero new emissions by