Beijing is to end support for overseas coal-fired power projects - DW News.

China gave unexpected hope in the push to decarbonize the global energy supply when President Xi Jinping committed to ending support for new coal power projects overseas.

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Xi's statement regarding the need to "actively respond to climate change and create a community of life for man and nature" reiterated China's commitment to carbon neutrality by 2060 — and to peak emissions before 2030.

But the further vow to end China's investment in overseas coal-fired power plants could be a groundbreaking moment in the leadup to the pivotal COP26 climate conference in November.Subscribe: www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1

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