Curing Chronic Coal – Poland

Polish energy generation is heavily dependent on the burning of coal, with over 70% of power generated by coal plants. As the Polish government is about to[…]

Curing Chronic Coal

The Western Balkan region is notorious for old and highly polluting coal power plants. The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) 2019 report on chronic coal pollution in[…]

China’s Climate Transition: Outlook 2022

In this groundbreaking report tracking China’s climate transition, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) assessed China’s progress in curbing emissions against 19 different[…]

The Sunny Side of Asia

Together with Ember and the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), we looked at how solar generation allowed seven Asian countries to avoid billions of[…]

Shocked into action

In response to Russia’s aggression and soaring fossil prices, most EU Member States have announced significant increases in renewables deployment, while scaling down plans for fossil fuels.[…]

Boom and Bust

A steep increase in coal plant development in China offset a retreat from coal in the rest of the world in 2020, resulting in the first increase[…]

How air pollution worsens the COVID-19 pandemic

Past and current air pollution exposure around the world is worsening the unfolding COVID-19 epidemic. Millions of people were already suffering from chronic diseases and disabilities or[…]

Air Pollution in China 2019

CREA analysis of China’s air pollution trends, progress and setbacks in 2019. We found the Beijing and Shanghai regions have seen big improvements in air quality this[…]