OIES Podcast: Taking stock of China’s energy and climate policies

In this latest podcast, Anders Hove, Philip Andrews-Speed and Michal Meidan take stock of China’s energy and climate policies in the first few months of 2023. They discuss Q1 2023 data, how China’s economic recovery is shaping up and impacting energy demand; they talk about the implications of rising coal consumption, production and trade for emissions while also taking stock of the large renewable installations in the year to date and government efforts to accelerate the deployment of renewables. Anders, Philip and Michal talk about the trade-offs between economic growth, energy security and environmental protections, breakthroughs in new energy innovation as well as about China’s energy relations with its South East Asian neighbors and with Central Asia.