China environmental issues
September 14, 2022
How Is China Doing on ESG Goals?
By Sara Hsu
Chinese firms are moving in the right direction, but they lag behind Western firms that must follow ESG goals in order to compete.
October 27, 2021
Without China, Efforts to Reverse Deforestation Will Fail
By Luciana Tellez-Chavez
Demand -- for lumber, meat, soybeans, and other goods -- is driving deforestation around the world. And China is a major customer.
September 28, 2020
China Fires Back at US Over Environment, South China Sea
By Associated Press
The war of words comes amid disputes over trade, technology, Hong Kong and Taiwan, spying accusations and more that has driven the bilateral relationship to its lowest point in decades.
July 04, 2019
Environmental Protest Breaks out in China’s Wuhan City
By Kendra Brock
Wuhan residents protested the construction of a waste-to-energy plant, repeating a pattern seen elsewhere in China in recent years.
December 13, 2018
Can China Be the Saving Grace at COP24?
By Prarthana Basu
Beijing’s capacity – and willingness – to lead on climate change are being tested.
October 27, 2018
Does China Still Want to Be a Global Environmental Leader?
By Li Shuo
Amid tensions with the United States, there are dark clouds ahead of China’s climate agenda.
April 21, 2018
The Stumbling Blocks to China's Green Transition
By Daniel de Oliveira Vasconcelos
How fast can China develop a “green, low carbon power system”?
March 21, 2018
The Quest to Save China’s Finless Porpoises
By Na Zhang
Finless porpoises are disappearing from the Yangtze River and East China Sea. One woman is trying to save them.
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?
February 10, 2018
What Did China's 'Green Teams' Accomplish?
By Leigh Wedell
China's green inspection teams just wrapped up a two-year, nationwide inspection.
January 01, 2018
What Caused China’s Squeeze on Natural Gas?
By Li Jing
A program to ban coal heating and switch to gas left households in the cold. What happened?
December 07, 2017
Modern China and the 2 Great Mountains
By Kerry Brown
Feudalism and imperialism are gone, but China faces new 'mountains': social and environmental issues.
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