The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed countries to developing countries. In the last decade, however, major emerging economies such as China and Brazil have fueled a growing trend of South-South development flows by increasingly channeling their overseas investments to other developing countries.
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For the last five months, a severe drought in central China has brought water levels in the Yangtze River to near-record lows. The drought’s impacts -- from threatened drinking water supplies to disruptions in manufacturing -- have rippled through the population and economy of China. They are a reminder of the diverse and complicated ways in which water, or the lack thereof, can pose risks for companies, investors and policy makers.
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Aboard the Calypso
Here I am sitting on a Zodiac raft while it hangs on the Calypso docked in port somewhere.
Electricity Transmission Infrastructure and its Impact on the Renewable Energy Market
This report examines electricity transmission developments and challenges for renewable energy in the European Union (EU), China, and the United States.
With a new technique for reusing steam, a Chinese company helps industry save water and conserve energy.
The Transformation of China's Energy System...
In this testimony, Senior Advisor Deborah Seligsohn discusses China's energy systems, future energy plans, and the business opportunities these create for other countries....
A company selling refurbished photocopiers creates jobs while reducing electronic waste.
This piece originally appeared on ChinaFAQs.org
This interview originally appeared on the Asia Water Project: China website and is reposted with permission.