China’s green revolution

The Week
The Week Staff
October 10, 2015

The world’s worst polluter is worried about climate change, and is now the biggest global investor in green technology. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Green China: Why Beijing Fears a Nascent Environmental Protest Movement
Jennifer Duggan
October 9, 2015

Worried about the health effects of China’s out-of-control pollution, citizens are starting to take action.

Sometimes in the middle of the night, a (more…)

‘Walking’ Fish And ‘Sneezing’ Monkey Among New Species Discovered In Eastern Himalayas
Anjali Bisaria
October 9, 2015

According to the latest report released by WWF Living Himalayas Initiative – “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland” – two hundred and eleven new species (more…)

LCCI to form ‘Council on Kalabagh Dam’

Business Recorder
October 09, 2015

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has decided to form a “council on Kalabagh Dam” of experts, technocrats, business leaders and chamber (more…)


October 7, 2015

One of the most ecologically diverse regions comprising 10,000 plant species, 300 mammal species and 977 bird species, the Eastern Himalayas have made history yet again as (more…)

India developer extends construction call for 2,000-MW Subansiri Lower hydro project
October 6, 2015

Subansiri Hydropower Project

Subansiri Hydropower Project

India’s NHPC Ltd. has extended the deadline for bids to construct (more…)

Appeal against mega dam on Siang river

Shillong Times
October 6, 2015

Itanagar: Opposing mega dams on the Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh, an NGO on Monday appealed to the Centre not to give environmental clearance against all mega dams (more…)

Nepal and Afghanistan to replicate Assam’s flood early warning technology

Times of India
Naresh Mitra
October 5, 2015

GUWAHATI: Assam’s successful Community Based Flood Early Warning System (CBFEWS) will now be replicated in Nepal and Afghanistan, Kathmandu-based International (more…)

Deforestation in Brazil: The China Factor

How Chinese trade and investment in Brazil are altering the power equation in Brazilian politics.

Philip Fearnside and Adriano Figueiredo
October 4, 2015

China influences deforestation (more…)