China calls for better management of small hydropower stations
September 20, 2015

BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — China still has vast potentials to develop small hydropower plants but better management should be in place to minimize their environmental (more…)

Scientists dig for ice cores on Tibetan plateau

Jin Yingqiao
September 18, 2015

A major multinational scientific expedition is being carried out on China’s Southwest Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Its mission is to collect ice cores in the remote, (more…)

Clean Up Your Act

Government and industry say China is meeting environmental goals. Skeptics say yeah, right.
Kong Lingyu
September 18, 2015


WWF organises three-day conference on climate change in Gilgit Baltistan

Daily Pakistan
Khawaja Daud
September 17, 2015


LAHORE (Staff Report) – The Karakoram International University Gilgit-Baltistan (KIU), in collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan (more…)

China Land Reclamation Threatens Marine Life In South China Sea
James Borton and Nguyen Chu Hoi
September 17, 2015

The Chinese government is threatening the marine biodiversity in the South China Sea through land reclamation. Beijing already added (more…)

Two NASA images show just how destructive China’s urban growth has been for the environment

​business Insider Australia
NASA Earth Observatory
September 17, 2015

Even for a nation known for eye-popping rates of urbanisation, what has happened along China’s Pearl River Delta (Zhu San Jiao) (more…)

Beijing Welcomes World’s First Smog-Eating Tower

China File
September 17, 2015

Beijingers enjoyed a rare breath of fresh air this week. The city’s smog levels fell to their lowest levels in recent years, as authorities scrambled to shut down factories (more…)

Emissions Control: Blue Skies or Smokescreen?

The latest data says China is meeting clean air and water targets, but the assessment system behind that information is under fire
staff reporter Kong Lingyu
September 16, 2015

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Scientists on Tibetan Plateau Explore Glacier

Chinese Academy of Sciences
September 16, 2015

An international expedition team is on the Tibetan Plateau, on a mission to drill ice core samples from the Guliya Glacier.

Scientists from five countries (more…)

China won’t win friends by flexing its muscles

The Japan Times
Frank Ching
September 16, 2015

HONG KONG – China showed in its Sept. 3 military parade that it wants to be viewed not just as an economic power but as a major military and diplomatic (more…)