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    Default Chinese workers DESPERATE for ‘normal life’ amid Australia coal ban

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    Over a dozen cities in China have imposed restrictions on electricity use in recent weeks. It comes as the country is facing a post-coronavirus economic recovery as well as shortages of thermal coal.

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/world...orld-war-3-ont

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    This is a good lesson in how far the Empire is willing to go to win, to put the rest of us in our places.
    When you jam people up for telling you what they see then you have made a major wrong turn...at least be better than that...your ancestors often managed. .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    This is a good lesson in how far the Empire is willing to go to win, to put the rest of us in our places.
    China has built over 11GW of coal based electricity production in the first half of 2020 alone. That's almost as much as the US is retiring, surely there must be somebody in the Biden admin that has half a brain?


    China’s economy is based on hydrocarbons, which generate 86% of primary energy consumption. China added 11.4 gigawatts of new coal capacity in the first six months of 2020 (by contrast, the whole of 2019 saw 15.1 GW of coal capacity retired in the U.S.). Chinese state-owned utilities are expanding their coal fleets by about 10% over the next five years. Beijing is investing heavily in oil-refining capacity and now has the largest refining capacity after the U.S. China is also the world’s largest importer of natural gas. […]

    The question for the incoming Biden administration concerns how America should respond: As a small country, or as a great power? Climate change is a national security threat, but not in the way that the national security establishment thinks. Obsessive focus on climate change threatens the vital interests of the United States by desensitizing national security professionals to geopolitical realities and subordinating them to the illusion of planetary salvation. China and its NGO allies won’t do anything to disabuse them of that illusion.
    https://www.realclearenergy.org/arti...rs_654042.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Primavera View Post
    China is adding far more coal based electricity production than the US is retiring, surely there must be somebody in the Biden admin that has half a brain?



    https://www.realclearenergy.org/arti...rs_654042.html
    The thing to note here I think is how willing the Chinese people are to endure hardships as they work on building the Glory of the New Chinese Empire, which is of course the opposite of Western societies, which are becoming unglued sometimes dangerously close to collapse.

    The Chinese are very sure that they are going to kick our asses....they can smell it.
    When you jam people up for telling you what they see then you have made a major wrong turn...at least be better than that...your ancestors often managed. .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    The thing to note here I think is how willing the Chinese people are to endure hardships as they work on building the Glory of the New Chinese Empire, which is of course the opposite of Western societies, which are becoming unglued sometimes dangerously close to collapse.

    The Chinese are very sure that they are going to kick our asses....they can smell it.
    They also seem to be very determined to speed the process up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Primavera View Post
    They also seem to be very determined to speed the process up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Primavera View Post
    They also seem to be very determined to speed the process up.
    America is falling apart, Europe is falling apart...now is the time to strike.

    Also they seem to have full support of the Chinese masses.... for a minute it looked like the mismanagement of Wuhan was going to be a problem but now that they see that the Chinese Authorities managed better than the West, and now that the economy is booming and wages are up and there is more work than workers all seems to be forgiven.

    Also I think that the management of Hong Kong has inspired confidence in leadership, the Empire is starting to work like a well oiled machine....it is Go Time!
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    A 2014 deal with Russia’s Gazprom ensures that China will import an average of 1.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas a year through the newly constructed, 1,875-mile Power of Siberia pipeline to December 2049. (For comparison, last year Gazprom supplied 2.0 TCF of gas to Germany through multiple pipelines). Additionally, China is expanding output from its coal mines to feed (at an estimated cost of $90 billion) 35 coal-to-chemicals projects – a technology more carbon-intensive than conventional petrochemical production.

    According to its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, China aims to peak carbon dioxide emissions around 2030. Beijing therefore has an incentive to ramp up its greenhouse gas emissions in the current decade to bank the maximum possible peak. But the billions that China is pouring into new, long-lived carbon-emitting assets demonstrates the worthlessness of China’s accompanying NDC pledge to make “best efforts” to peak emissions before 2030.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukkha View Post
    A 2014 deal with Russia’s Gazprom ensures that China will import an average of 1.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas a year through the newly constructed, 1,875-mile Power of Siberia pipeline to December 2049. (For comparison, last year Gazprom supplied 2.0 TCF of gas to Germany through multiple pipelines). Additionally, China is expanding output from its coal mines to feed (at an estimated cost of $90 billion) 35 coal-to-chemicals projects – a technology more carbon-intensive than conventional petrochemical production.

    According to its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, China aims to peak carbon dioxide emissions around 2030. Beijing therefore has an incentive to ramp up its greenhouse gas emissions in the current decade to bank the maximum possible peak. But the billions that China is pouring into new, long-lived carbon-emitting assets demonstrates the worthlessness of China’s accompanying NDC pledge to make “best efforts” to peak emissions before 2030.
    Make no mistake....the Empire comes first.

    Global warming programs get the back seat.
    When you jam people up for telling you what they see then you have made a major wrong turn...at least be better than that...your ancestors often managed. .

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