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Friday top five: the environmental stories lighting up China this week

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-07-24

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week: China is building 6,000m of solar panels in Gobi desert [Economic Times]  China is going all out on solar energy as it starts construction on its largest...

Falling Fast: It wasn’t just stock prices that dropped in China recently

Blog entry by Dong Liansai | 2015-07-22

As stocks in China’s bull market suddenly slipped last month, another downward trend gives us slightly more cause for optimism.   Greenpeace East Asia revealed the results of its quarterly air quality rankings today. By province,...

Friday top five: the environmental stories lighting up China this week

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-07-17 1 comment

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week: Why this is a golden age for environmental journalism   [China Dialogue] This week saw the 6 th annual China Environmental Press Award go to Chen Jie, an...

Searching for Shangri-la: Return to Haba Snow Mountain

Blog entry by Lei Yuting | 2015-07-17

In 1999, Zhong Yu became the first woman to reach the summit of the Haba Snow Mountain in Yunnan Province. 16 years later, she retraced her steps on another mission: to discover what we leave behind when we walk in nature.   ...

Greenpeace: Jiangsu a potential leader of China’s ‘energy revolution’

Press release | 2015-07-15 at 20:05

Beijing, 15 July, 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) research on Jiangsu Province’s renewables capability has found that with its natural resources and current electricity grid infrastructure, the province is capable of more than triple its...

Friday top five: the environmental stories lighting up China this week

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-07-10

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week: Water pollution causes millions of RMB of damage across Anhui and Shandong (Chinese only) [thepaper]  It’s been a bad week for the fishing industry in China as...

“Probably carcinogenic”: How glyphosate is entering our supermarkets and our homes

Blog entry by Zhang Jing | 2015-07-06

Monsanto and their ‘Round Up’ formula are infamous. Producers of Agent Orange, Monsanto, have long claimed that their globally used weed killer is harmless (even safe enough drink ). But scientists and citizens around the world...

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