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China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
September 04, 2017
China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
The pragmatic approach preferred by environmental activists is put to the test by the crisis of climate change.
China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
July 01, 2017
China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
Efforts to develop higher efficiency coal plants are being held back by regional differences in energy development.
China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve
December 03, 2016
Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve
The nature reserve is a testing ground for competing ideas of economic development, nature, and conservation.
Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve
BRICS Face $51 Billion Annual Shortfall for Clean Energy
November 19, 2016
BRICS Face $51 Billion Annual Shortfall for Clean Energy
BRICS countries need to increase investment in low-carbon energy to meet climate targets, according to a recent report.
BRICS Face $51 Billion Annual Shortfall for Clean Energy
China's Tangled Environmental History
November 05, 2016
China's Tangled Environmental History
Qing Dynasty conquests led to an unprecedented rush for resources, but also laid the roots for modern conservation.
China's Tangled Environmental History
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
August 27, 2016
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
Enforcement remains a major problem.
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
China's Quest for Clean Tech
April 29, 2016
China's Quest for Clean Tech
Mark L. Clifford on China, renewable energy, and economic growth.
China's Quest for Clean Tech
China Puts an Emergency Stop on Coal Power Construction
April 07, 2016
China Puts an Emergency Stop on Coal Power Construction
China’s energy sector is lumbering under the weight of a coal power glut, prompting the central government to step in.
China Puts an Emergency Stop on Coal Power Construction
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
March 08, 2016
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
What's different -- and what's not -- about China's economic planning for the next five years.
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
China Paves Way for Slowing Global Emissions
December 08, 2015
China Paves Way for Slowing Global Emissions
A projected decline in global emissions is largely due to China's reduced coal use, a new study concludes.
China Paves Way for Slowing Global Emissions
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
November 14, 2015
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
The case shows it's possible for environmental NGOs to win victories in court -- if they can get their cases heard.
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
China’s Climate Change Efforts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
November 06, 2015
China’s Climate Change Efforts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Between Hollande's visit to China and new coal statistics, what should we make of China's climate change efforts?
China’s Climate Change Efforts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
China's Fifth Plenum: What You Need to Know
October 29, 2015
China's Fifth Plenum: What You Need to Know
The CCP's fifth plenum laid out the plan for China's development over the next five years.
China's Fifth Plenum: What You Need to Know
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
October 02, 2015
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
Pan Yue, China’s most outspoken, innovative, and articulate environmental official, is back in action.
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
What You Need to Know About China's Cap-and-Trade Announcement
September 26, 2015
What You Need to Know About China's Cap-and-Trade Announcement
Putting China's national emissions trading system (and the challenges it will face) in context.
What You Need to Know About China's Cap-and-Trade Announcement
Is Living in Beijing Really Like Smoking 40 Cigarettes a Day?
September 04, 2015
Is Living in Beijing Really Like Smoking 40 Cigarettes a Day?
How many cigarettes does it take to replicate China's pollution? Digging into a viral story from The Economist.
Is Living in Beijing Really Like Smoking 40 Cigarettes a Day?
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