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Was It "The Green Olympics?"

Are the Beijing Olympics a signal that China can pursue both economic growth and a cleaner environment?

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Swallowed by Sand: China's Billion-Dollar Battle Against Desertification

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p>It is estimated that desertification, a process of land degradation that occurs in dryland ecosystems due to overexploitation and land mismanagement, now costs China about $2-3 billion each year.

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Beijing's Air Pollution: It Isn't The Cars

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p>Even with half of private cars off the road, Beijing remains wrapped in a haze of smog. The real causes of Beijing's air quality woes lie elsewhere.

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China's Climate Change Playbook is Worth Reading

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p>The Olympics are an opportunity for the U.S. and China to better understand each other and move forward together on fighting climate change.

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Green Chinese Entrepreneurs Striving to Be Effective Business Communicators

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p>Green Chinese small and medium business owners in a remote university conference center in southern Guangdong province rolled up their sleeves to become better communicators.

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China's Booming Energy Efficiency Industry

China’s energy efficiency industry is emerging as a high growth sector with the country projected to spend as much as Rmb2.1 trillion (USD300 billion) over the next five years on products and services that cut energy use. The key drivers of this development are the Chinese government's...

Chinese Cement Companies Accounting for CO2 Emissions

Last month, Chinese cement companies took the first steps towards measuring and managing CO2 emissions across the entire cement sector.

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Global Civil Society Initiative Expands to China

The Access Initiative (TAI) and its partners are launching the first of its kind assessment of environmental governance in China. It is the first step towards engaging civil society organizations and government agencies to promote the public transparency, participation, and accountability that are essential foundations for sustainable development.

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