Beijing promises coal-free power by 2017 to fight pollution


sustainability.thomsonreuters.com| Posted May 22, 2015

Beijing will build four gas-fired power and heating plants by next year and shut the last of its coal-fired generators by 2017 as part of its campaign against hazardous air pollution, officials said.

However, while progress has been made in cutting major pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, China’s sprawling capital will still need many years to bring smog down to acceptable levels as the authorities struggle to find alternative energy supplies… read more>


Upcoming Events & Seminars

More Events »

Whipp Tips & News

Sweden’s largest pension fund just gave Exxon Mobil and other energy giants a stinging slap on the face

Sweden’s largest pension fund, AP7, has sold its investments in six energy companies that it says breach the Paris climate agreement

Details »

Fund Selector: ESG myths and realities

There are plenty of companies that make a positive contribution to society and the environment that have also performed extremely well.

Details »

Top UK fund manager divests from fossil fuels

Archbishop of Canterbury plays crucial role in BMO Global Asset Management’s decision to dump £20m of shares in firms such as BHP Billiton

Details »

More News »


:www.leedejonesgable.com

The information in this website was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee that the information is accurate or complete. The information provided is a general source of information and should not be considered personal investment advice or solicitation to buy or sell securities.

Leede Jones Gable Inc. is a
Member of IIROC and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund
Stephen Whipp is a member of the Responsible Investment Association