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

Blog entry by amcgurk | 2015-06-12

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week: China issues draft on Environmental Tax   (China Dialogue) China’s State Council released a draft law on Tuesday proposing levying environmental taxes on...

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

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-06-19

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week   China releases antibiotics water pollution map  (South China Morning Post)  Earlier this month, the Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry revealed that China...

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

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-07-03

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week: China just made its plans to fight climate change official [Think Progress] China released its long-awaited post-2020 climate plan or INDC , on Tuesday.

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...

Friday Five: Bad Earth and the Yangtze braces for major flooding

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-04-08

China’s Carbon Emissions May Have Peaked, but It’s Hazy [New York Times] Several reports over the past year and a half have proffered the hope that China’s carbon emissions could peak up to a decade earlier than originally...

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...

Friday Five: Apple Goes Green, Disappearing Wetlands and Pandas

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-10-23

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   Apple to build more solar projects in China    [Reuters] Apple is getting serious on greening its supply chain as it announced the construction of 200 MW of...

Friday Five: Toxic waste in the spotlight and China's Environmental Tsar

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-03-11

Friday  round up highlighting the environmental news and commentary of the week. Have China’s Carbon Emissions Already Peaked? [Guardian] A new report from LSE’s Grantham Institute made a splash this week by suggesting...

Friday Five: Zuckerberg's Smog Jog and Wasted Wind

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-03-18

In the Gobi, clues to China’s shifting position on climate change [Open Canada] This article points to China’s changing strategy on managing the rapidly changing Gobi Desert as proof that the country is taking climate change...

Friday Five: Smog's journey to the west and 'toxic' schools

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-04-22

Friday round-up highlighting the news and environmental commentary of the week  Shock and Outrage at Changzhou ‘toxic school’ [Guardian] China's shockingly lax hazardous chemicals industry was thrown into the...

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