Asia Turns Greener
August 07, 2014
Asia Turns Greener
Asia’s economic giants appear to be getting serious about tackling emissions.
Asia Turns Greener
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
July 02, 2014
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
The country’s plan to build new cities for the newly urbanized is problematic.
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
April 25, 2014
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China's new environmental protection law looks good on paper, but will it be put into practice?
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
April 25, 2014
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
The new law will strengthen the Ministry of Environmental Protection's ability to punish polluters.
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
April 16, 2014
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
The government plans to increase the rate of urbanization. Will it be sustainable?
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
April 11, 2014
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
Plus, the Sunflower Movement moves on, pollution data from Beijing, and US football in Chongqing. Friday China links.
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
Panasonic Announces China Pollution Premium
March 16, 2014
Panasonic Announces China Pollution Premium
The company announces plans to pay expats in China a premium to compensate for pollution.
Panasonic Announces China Pollution Premium
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
February 12, 2014
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
China is increasingly using economic levers to encourage environmental responsibility
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
China’s Incomparable Environmental Challenge
January 12, 2014
China’s Incomparable Environmental Challenge
While China’s environmental issues have been compared to America’s, there are crucial differences.
China’s Incomparable Environmental Challenge
Pollution Threatens China's Food Security
January 01, 2014
Pollution Threatens China's Food Security
China's soil and water pollution may seriously threaten food security in the coming years.
Pollution Threatens China's Food Security
Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020
December 10, 2013
Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020
China's coal consumption will continue to rise rapidly, despite a heavy human and environmental cost.
Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020
China Not Waiting for US to Lead on Climate
July 29, 2013
China Not Waiting for US to Lead on Climate
In a number of recently announced initiatives, China is leaving the US behind.
China Not Waiting for US to Lead on Climate
Chinese Government Will Spend $277 Billion to Combat Air Pollution
July 27, 2013
Chinese Government Will Spend $277 Billion to Combat Air Pollution
The latest clean-air initiative will target northern China, last for five years.
Chinese Government Will Spend $277 Billion to Combat Air Pollution
China's Next Challenge:
April 10, 2013
China's Next Challenge: "Health Drain"
China, with its latest flu outbreak and environmental situation, may well be on the cusp of coining a new term.
China's Next Challenge: "Health Drain"
Will China's New Leaders Bring New Green Policies?
March 19, 2013
Will China's New Leaders Bring New Green Policies?
“At this stage, do we put GDP first or health first?”
Will China's New Leaders Bring New Green Policies?
China’s Water Pollution Crisis
January 22, 2013
China’s Water Pollution Crisis
According to one report, “up to 40 percent of China’s rivers were seriously polluted” and “20 percent were so polluted their water quality was rated too toxic even to come into contact with.”
China’s Water Pollution Crisis
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