China’s Wild Spaces Have a Major Garbage Problem. Tech May Be the Solution.
By Matthew Bossons
The pandemic has pushed people globally to reconnect with nature, and in China, that has unfortunately resulted in an epidemic of litter in the nation’s wild spaces. But there are reasons for optimism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Can China Be the Saving Grace at COP24?
By Prarthana Basu
Beijing’s capacity – and willingness – to lead on climate change are being tested.
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.
The Stumbling Blocks to China's Green Transition
By Daniel de Oliveira Vasconcelos
How fast can China develop a “green, low carbon power system”?
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.
Tough Tasks for China’s New Environment Ministry
By Jackson Ewing
Beijing is fundamentally changing its environmental governance, but will it work?
What Did China's 'Green Teams' Accomplish?
By Leigh Wedell
China's green inspection teams just wrapped up a two-year, nationwide inspection.
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?