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What Will It Take to Clean China’s Air?
June 22, 2017
What Will It Take to Clean China’s Air?
Local governments and industries continue to skirt new regulations designed to limit air pollution.
What Will It Take to Clean China’s Air?
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
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
October 02, 2015
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
Pan Yue, China’s most outspoken, innovative, and articulate environmental official, is back in action.
The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
What Made Chinese Mayors Step Up Pollution Fight?
August 18, 2015
What Made Chinese Mayors Step Up Pollution Fight?
Chinese mayors are taking drastic measures to cut pollution after "chats" with the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
What Made Chinese Mayors Step Up Pollution Fight?
China's Anti-Corruption Fight Turns Toward Environmental Agency
August 05, 2015
China's Anti-Corruption Fight Turns Toward Environmental Agency
With the investigation of a vice minister, China gets serious about holding environmental officials accountable.
China's Anti-Corruption Fight Turns Toward Environmental Agency
The Environmental Problem China Can No Longer Overlook
July 17, 2015
The Environmental Problem China Can No Longer Overlook
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection is taking steps to clean up soil contamination. Will it be enough?
The Environmental Problem China Can No Longer Overlook
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
March 07, 2015
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
Announcement made during the "two sessions" hint at increased enforcement of environmental laws.
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
China's New Environmental Minister: A Rising Star
March 04, 2015
China's New Environmental Minister: A Rising Star
Chen Jining is poised to enter the upper echelon of CCP leadership.
China's New Environmental Minister: A Rising Star
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
April 25, 2014
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China's new environmental protection law looks good on paper, but will it be put into practice?
Will China's New Environmental Protection Law Make a Difference?
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
April 25, 2014
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
The new law will strengthen the Ministry of Environmental Protection's ability to punish polluters.
China Revises Environmental Law for the First Time Since 1989
China Gives Itself Failing Grade for Air Pollution
March 27, 2014
China Gives Itself Failing Grade for Air Pollution
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection reports that government efforts are not effectively curbing air pollution.
China Gives Itself Failing Grade for Air Pollution
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
February 12, 2014
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
China is increasingly using economic levers to encourage environmental responsibility
China’s Best Weapon Against Pollution: Money
What Can The US Environmental Protection Agency Teach China?
December 12, 2013
What Can The US Environmental Protection Agency Teach China?
US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is in China this week to highlight the need for US-China cooperation.
What Can The US Environmental Protection Agency Teach China?
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