An aggressive energy intensity target and a national renewable energy standard highlight a suite of Chinese policies that will slow greenhouse gas emissions growth.
This article originally appeared in China Economic Quarterly.
Are the Beijing Olympics a signal that China can pursue both economic growth and a cleaner environment?
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.
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.
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.
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...
Last month, Chinese cement companies took the first steps towards measuring and managing CO2 emissions across the entire cement sector.
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.