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Praising China’s carbon market shows how low the bar has fallen

Today 11:00am - China is planning the world’s biggest carbon market, but with little detail given for its design, praise for the scheme is premature.

Six million in China just went 100% renewable for a week

Qutan temple, Qinghai province

Today 11:00am - Qinghai province in China has just used entirely renewable energy for seven days as part of a trial to prove that it is possible to use just green energy.

China's clean energy ambition floats on abandoned coal mine

13 Jun 17 - China’s ambitions to dominate new energy technologies are unfolding at the site of an abandoned coal mine about 480 kilometers northwest of Shanghai.

China carbon market might launch early

12 Jun 17 - China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest", according to new reports.

China promises green investment strategy

17 May 17 - China will seize opportunities for clean energy and boost science cooperation through its overseas investment strategy, president Xi Jinping said on Monday.

China busy planning ahead for life after coal

11 May 17 - China's energy policies give the world hope that the country can free itself of dirty coal, and that this day may come sooner rather than later.

GET LOST: Beijing pulls 180,000 polluting vehicles

8 May 17 - Beijing removed 180,000 old and polluting vehicles from its roads in the first four months of 2017.


China wants fish, so Africa goes hungry

5 May 17 - Of all the stresses that humans have inflicted on the world’s oceans, including pollution and global warming, industrial fishing ranks high.

China gets tough on shipping emissions

21 Apr 17 - Every year, more than 60 per cent of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30 per cent of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports, creating an air pollution problem Beijing is now...

HIGH TIDE: Rising waters threaten China’s rising cities

11 Apr 17 - In China's Pearl River Delta, breakneck development is colliding with the effects of climate change.

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