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Can Chinese Cities Leave the Car Behind?
May 18, 2018

Can Chinese Cities Leave the Car Behind?

By Liu Shaokun
For years, city planners in China have prioritized cars, but they're now taking a different route.
Xiong’an New Area: 1,000 Years of Government Intervention
April 07, 2018

Xiong’an New Area: 1,000 Years of Government Intervention

By Zhang Ling
1,000 years before Xi Jinping proclaimed the Xiong'an New Area, the Northern Song Dynasty turned the area into a swamp.

Tough Tasks for China’s New Environment Ministry
March 17, 2018

Tough Tasks for China’s New Environment Ministry

By Jackson Ewing
Beijing is fundamentally changing its environmental governance, but will it work?

China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know
March 14, 2018

China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know

By Shannon Tiezzi
A brief rundown of the changes and what they reveal about Beijing's priorities and ambitions.

Getting Energy Right in US China Policy
December 14, 2017

Getting Energy Right in US China Policy

By Ashley Feng and Sagatom Saha
The U.S. energy sector will be central to any economic compromise or confrontation between Washington and Beijing.
China Cleans up Its Act on Environmental Enforcement
December 09, 2017

China Cleans up Its Act on Environmental Enforcement

By Peter Corne and Johnny Browaeys
China's latest environmental crackdown actually has teeth – and it's not ending any time soon.

China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
September 04, 2017

China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism

By Fengshi Wu
The pragmatic approach preferred by environmental activists is put to the test by the crisis of climate change.
China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?
July 01, 2017

China’s ‘Clean Coal’ Power: Viable Model or Cautionary Tale?

By Wu Wenyuan
Efforts to develop higher efficiency coal plants are being held back by regional differences in energy development.

Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve
December 03, 2016

Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve

By Hou Shen
The nature reserve is a testing ground for competing ideas of economic development, nature, and conservation.

BRICS Face $51 Billion Annual Shortfall for Clean Energy
November 19, 2016

BRICS Face $51 Billion Annual Shortfall for Clean Energy

By Lydia McMullen-Laird
BRICS countries need to increase investment in low-carbon energy to meet climate targets, according to a recent report.

China's Tangled Environmental History
November 05, 2016

China's Tangled Environmental History

By Jonathan Schlesinger
Qing Dynasty conquests led to an unprecedented rush for resources, but also laid the roots for modern conservation.
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
August 27, 2016

The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution

By Chris Zhang
Enforcement remains a major problem.

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