Xinyi Shen

Global Campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia in Beijing, China

Xinyi  Shen

Xinyi Shen is a Global Campaigner at the Air Pollution Unit in the Climate and Energy Department of Greenpeace East Asia in Beijing. There, Xinyi leads the global push against air pollution and supports the China low carbon transition project. She has been involved in projects assessing the overcapacities of coal-fired power plants and steel industry in China, and several other regional and global air pollution projects. During her stay at Agora Energiewende as an EnerTracks Fellow, she will work on what can be learned from the German Coal Commission to accelerate China’s energy transition.

Xinyi holds a Master degree in Environmental Science from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science from Zhejiang University.

In Europa ist im vergangenen Jahr laut einer Studie erstmals mehr Strom aus erneuerbarer Energien als aus fossilen Brennstoffen erzeugt worden: deutschlandfunk.de/studie-in-euro… #Energiewende #Klimaschutz #Klimakrise #Klimawandel

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25 January

9. The rise in renewables was robust despite the pandemic. Wind and solar increased by 51 terawatt-hours in 2020. However, Europe needs to add 100 TWh *every year* this decade to meet 2030 emissions targets. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/aqCFyl2kGq

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25 January

8. Nuclear generation fell a record 10% in 2020, as problems in France and Belgium combined with permanent closures in Sweden and Germany. This was the biggest fall since at least 1990, and possibly ever. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/FOmGVHwZOl

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