Heavy air pollution in Beijing to continue: Ministry - Published: 2015-6-24
The smog shrouding Beijing and its neighboring regions on Tuesday might continue until Sunday, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
China, U.S. focus on climate in key annual dialogue - Published: 2015-6-24
China and the United States Wednesday held a special meeting on climate change under the framework of the seventh round of the China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). It is humanity's common task to combat climate change, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said.
China's climate-control plans to have huge international influence - Published: 2015-06-27
A post-2020 climate control action plan, to be submitted by China to the United Nations by the end of this month, will have huge influence on future global energy research and innovation, according to the head of the Abu Dhabi based International Renewable Energy Agency.
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China earmarks 500 mln yuan for black earth protection - Published: 2015-6-24
China will spend 500 million yuan (80 million US dollars) on black earth protection in northeastern provinces. The funds will support pilot projects in 17 major grain producing counties, said Zeng Yande, head of crop production management at the Ministry of Agriculture, during a meeting on soil protection along the black earth belt held in Harbin.
China, U.S. launch new partnership programs to tackle environmental issues - Published: 2015-6-24
China and the United States on Tuesday announced six new partnership programs to tackle challenges in environmental protection, clean energy, and climate change.
City planning to recycle more green waste - Published: 2015-6-29
SHANGHAI’S bid to become an environmentally friendly city includes plans to step up the processing and recycling of green waste like fallen leaves, mown grass and dead tree branches.
Polluting firm forced to shut down after hefty fine - Published: 2015-6-24
A cement company in Baoshan District was forced to pull down the shutters after being slapped with a fine of over 1-million yuan for causing pollution. This is the first time a company has been fined over 1 million yuan since the new environmental protection law was introduced earlier this year.
Countries take steps toward int'l accord to protect marine bio-diversity- Published: 2015-06-23
UN member states have agreed to develop a legally binding instrument to conserve and sustainably use marine biological resources, UN officials said Monday.
Multinationals seek gov't cooperation amid "green drive” - Published: 2015-6-26
Multinationals operating in China are seeking to cooperate with the government to realize "green growth" as the environmental drive gains steam.
AIIB to be 'lean, clean and green’ - Published: 2015-06-29
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will ensure that projects it funds are sustainable and environmentally friendly, Jin Liqun, the head of the working group charged with establishing the bank, said on Saturday.
AIIB the green investment bank? - Published: 2015-06-29
At an eco forum in southwest China, one important player is drawing much attention from environment organizations, researchers and business people, despite being absent.