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The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations
January 24, 2017

The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations

By Edmund Downie
The death of the $180 million shopping complex highlights stumbling blocks to closer economic cooperation.
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.

South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
July 15, 2016

South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment

By Shannon Tiezzi
The arbitral tribunal rules that significant environmental damage has been done -- and China is to blame.

Green Finance: A Strategic Imperative for China
June 13, 2016

Green Finance: A Strategic Imperative for China

By Deborah Lehr
China's "green financing" could be the key to making sure the Paris agreement comes to fruition.
What Can China Learn from Love Canal?
April 26, 2016

What Can China Learn from Love Canal?

By Kate Logan
Poisoned students at a school in Jiangsu stir up memories of a similar incident in the United States in the 1970s.

China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
February 10, 2016

China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade

By Liu Qin
Five months after Xi Jinping promised to ban the ivory trade, what progress has China made?
Red Alert: Beijing Warns of Heavy Air Pollution
December 08, 2015

Red Alert: Beijing Warns of Heavy Air Pollution

By Shannon Tiezzi
For the first time, Beijing issues its highest air pollution warning.

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

By Shannon Tiezzi
China's position on climate change has evolved considerably, but there are still serious obstacles to a Paris deal.

China's Move to Centralize Environmental Oversight
November 25, 2015

China's Move to Centralize Environmental Oversight

By Ma Tianjie
Beijing is rethinking previous reforms that gave local officials final say over environmental protection.

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

By Shannon Tiezzi
China will fulfill its environmental pledges "under any circumstances," says Beijing's climate change representative.
China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment
November 10, 2015

China's Potential Pitfalls #1: The Environment

By Xue Li
"Environmental pollution is the great challenge that China must face during its next stage of development."

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