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China’s Coal Economy Under Fire

China’s Coal Economy Under Fire

Shanxi Province in the Chinese city of Taiyuan has historically been known as Coal Country. Here, coal doesn’t only put food on the table for millions. It also fuels the region’s culture. In fact, the city houses a national coal museum dedicated to teaching visitors the importance of coal to the entire country. It is […]

Trump Promises to Revive Coal Industry; China Bent on Destroying it

Trump Promises to Revive Coal Industry; China Bent on Destroying it

United States President Donald Trump rose to victory with the promise refueling the coal and steel industries, while dialing back the regulations he’s accused of bringing these industries to their knees. Back in China, government policy is to keep the crosshairs on these industries and eventually decimate them. Even as Trump promised in his address […]

Chinese President Attends Climate Change Summit while Chinese Citizens Deal with Record Pollution

Chinese President Attends Climate Change Summit while Chinese Citizens Deal with Record Pollution

As Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed carbon emissions with world leaders at the U.N. Climate Change Summit on Monday, millions of his citizens were suffering the worst air pollution of the year. In the city of Baoding, the air-quality index rose beyond 700, which is far past the hazardous level. Residents reported being engulfed by […]