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The 2022 Winter Olympics: Make it a win for the environment too!

Blog entry by tbaxter | 2015-08-04

Another win for Beijing! A win for Hebei! And hopefully a win for the environment! On Friday Beijing and Zhangjiakou (a relatively unknown city in Hebei Province, about 200 km north west of Beijing) were named as the joint host cities...

Friday Top Five: the environmental stories lighting up China this week

Blog entry by tbaxter | 2015-07-31

1. Acid Rain levels decreasing across China The Ministry of Environmental Protection this week released statistics that showed fewer cases of acid rain fall in China in the first half of 2015. The proportion of the country affected...

Searching for Shangri-la: Rules for surviving 5,000m above sea level

Blog entry by Yuting Lei | 2015-07-28

When we set out on our mission to the Haba Snow Mountain, I had no idea how tough the conditions we were about to endure would be. At an altitude of 4000m above sea level, we practically had to relearn how to walk and even crawl as we...

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.   ...

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