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04.16.2014

Ten Steps to Cleaner Air in China’s Cities

chinadialogue

Earlier this year, former San Francisco planning advisor Eugene Leong looked at the legacy of air pollution in San Francisco. Here he draws out ten key policy lessons for China’s leadership.

Caixin Media

04.15.2014

New Sichuan Petchem Plant on Shaky Ground

Caixin

A controversial petrochemical project in the southwestern province of Sichuan quietly went into operation in March, but questions about the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) facility continue to linger.

Environment

04.10.2014

With Dietary Shift, China Facing Health Crisis

chinadialogue

Tom Levitt: What are the dietary changes going on in China today?

Environment

04.03.2014

China’s Air Pollution Reporting is Misleading

chinadialogue

China’s air pollution is being reported in a misleading way, blocking public understanding and enabling official inaction.

Environment

03.27.2014

Climate Change Darkens Life in China

chinadialogue

Asia faces a worsening water crisis, according to a leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Environment

03.19.2014

Is China Underfunding its ‘War on Pollution’?

chinadialogue

China’s environmental spending showed a year-on-year drop of almost ten percent in 2013, according to the budget report delivered at China’s annual parliamentary gathering.

Environment

03.11.2014

It’s Time to Cooperate on the Yarlung Tsangpo

chinadialogue, Isabel Hilton

This is part of a special series of articles produced by thethirdpole.net on the future of the Yarlung Tsangpo river—one of the world’s great transb

Other

03.05.2014

The Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography

At a moment when the world is more engaged with China than ever before, ChinaFile, a project of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society, and the Magnum Foundation are pleased to announce the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documen

Environment

03.05.2014

Should China Follow in America’s Factory Farming Footsteps?

chinadialogue

The scale of growth in China’s meat production over the past three decades is staggering. Today, one-third of the world’s meat is produced in the country and half of all pigs live there.

Environment

02.28.2014

Citizen Sues Local Government for Failing to Curb Air Pollution

chinadialogue

Although residents in Northern China are no strangers to dirty air, a man from the smog-enshrouded Hebei province has decided to take the local environmental authority to court for failing to control air pollution.

Blog

02.27.2014

How Responsible Are Americans for China’s Pollution Problem?

David Vance Wagner, Alex Wang, Elizabeth Economy, Isabel Hilton, Michael Zhao, Veerabhadran Ramanathan

David Vance Wagner: China’s latest “airpocalypse” has again sent air pollution in Beijing soaring to hazardous levels for days stra

Environment

02.26.2014

South-North Water Transfer ‘Not Sustainable,’ Official Says

chinadialogue

The $62 billion South-North Water Transfer Project would be rendered irrelevant if one-third of buildings in Beijing could collect more rainwater and recycle more wastewater, according to a Chinese ministerial official.

Environment

02.19.2014

Water Pollution: More Difficult to Fix Than Dirty Air?

chinadialogue

Although China’s air pollution keeps making headlines, its water pollution is just as urgent a problem.

Environment

02.12.2014

China Unlikely to Reduce Coal Use in the Next Decade

chinadialogue

Coal will account for no less than sixty percent of China’s total energy use in the next decade, said Zheng Xinye, an energy economist at Renmin University.

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