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12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
July 31, 2017
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
While China can be conceptualized as 12 distinct regions, that doesn't mean the country is going to split apart.
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
China 'Urgently' Bans Foreign Trash Imports
July 20, 2017
China 'Urgently' Bans Foreign Trash Imports
The U.S. and Japan are the two biggest exporters of plastic waste to China.
China 'Urgently' Bans Foreign Trash Imports
The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations
January 24, 2017
The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations
The death of the $180 million shopping complex highlights stumbling blocks to closer economic cooperation.
The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations
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
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
July 15, 2016
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
The arbitral tribunal rules that significant environmental damage has been done -- and China is to blame.
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
Green Finance: A Strategic Imperative for China
June 13, 2016
Green Finance: A Strategic Imperative for China
China's "green financing" could be the key to making sure the Paris agreement comes to fruition.
Green Finance: A Strategic Imperative for China
What Can China Learn from Love Canal?
April 26, 2016
What Can China Learn from Love Canal?
Poisoned students at a school in Jiangsu stir up memories of a similar incident in the United States in the 1970s.
What Can China Learn from Love Canal?
China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
February 10, 2016
China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
Five months after Xi Jinping promised to ban the ivory trade, what progress has China made?
China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
Red Alert: Beijing Warns of Heavy Air Pollution
December 08, 2015
Red Alert: Beijing Warns of Heavy Air Pollution
For the first time, Beijing issues its highest air pollution warning.
Red Alert: Beijing Warns of Heavy Air Pollution
China's President Arrives in Paris for Final Push on Climate Deal
December 01, 2015
China's President Arrives in Paris for Final Push on Climate Deal
China's position on climate change has evolved considerably, but there are still serious obstacles to a Paris deal.
China's President Arrives in Paris for Final Push on Climate Deal
China's Move to Centralize Environmental Oversight
November 25, 2015
China's Move to Centralize Environmental Oversight
Beijing is rethinking previous reforms that gave local officials final say over environmental protection.
China's Move to Centralize Environmental Oversight
Before Paris Talks, China Outlines Its Plan for Tackling Climate Change
November 20, 2015
Before Paris Talks, China Outlines Its Plan for Tackling Climate Change
China will fulfill its environmental pledges "under any circumstances," says Beijing's climate change representative.
Before Paris Talks, China Outlines Its Plan for Tackling Climate Change
China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment
November 10, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment
"Environmental pollution is the great challenge that China must face during its next stage of development."
China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment
Can Canada Help China Weather Climate Change?
October 03, 2015
Can Canada Help China Weather Climate Change?
Chinese cities are among the most vulnerable to climate change; Canadian cities are the best equipped to deal with it.
Can Canada Help China Weather Climate Change?
China's New Blueprint for an 'Ecological Civilization'
September 30, 2015
China's New Blueprint for an 'Ecological Civilization'
China wants local officials to stop ignoring the environment in favor of the economy.
China's New Blueprint for an 'Ecological Civilization'
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