Environment

03.29.16

Xinjiang Ban on Glacier Tourism Ignores the Bigger Problem

from chinadialogue
The Xinjiang government has banned tourists from glaciers under the 13th Five-Year Plan in order to try and save the far northwestern province’s fast-disappearing ice caps. Home to China’s largest glaciers, the Xinjiang province has seen its...

China Approves New Five-Year Plan as Li Reassures on Economy

BBC
The National People's Congress ended with a new five-year plan, aiming for 6.5-7% growth a year by 2020...