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.
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.
July 31, 2017
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
By John Lee
While China can be conceptualized as 12 distinct regions, that doesn't mean the country is going to split apart.
July 20, 2017
China 'Urgently' Bans Foreign Trash Imports
By Charlotte Gao
The U.S. and Japan are the two biggest exporters of plastic waste to China.