Aug. 14, 2018


English Stories from the Chinese Press March 21st – 24th

Water

China's New Push for A Beautiful Future

A week of saving water began in China on March 22, in celebration of this year's World Water Day, taking the country another step closer to realizing the dream of beautiful, green nation.

Chinese envoy showcases China's water policy at UN General Assembly

Chinese ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Ma Zhaoxu showcased China's water policy and achievements at a high-level event of the UN General Assembly to launch the "International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development."

 

Air

China reports better air quality in February

Chinese cities reported more days of good air quality in February as the government intensified efforts to crack down on polluters, official data showed.

Keeping Skies Blue

Air quality is always one of the top issues raised at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee during its annual full sessions. But what’s new this year is that air quality complaints have actually decreased, while praise has increased.

 

Energy

Chinese carmaker Geely to target new-energy vehicles for 90 percent of total sales by 2020

Chinese automaker Geely will target new-energy vehicles for 90 percent of total sales by 2020, said Li Shufu, chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.

Shanghai to hold first international low carbon technology exhibition in April

China will hold the first international low carbon technology exhibition in Shanghai next month, which seeks to commercialize low-carbon technologies to boost sustainable development.

Wind and Water

While developing hydropower in China, CTG has embarked on diversifying its business into renewable energy such as wind power and solar PV and actively exploring overseas markets, aiming to become the world’s leading clean energy group.

 

Other

Districts pressed on green efforts

The city government has asked Changning and Qingpu districts to strengthen management over construction sites, waste water discharge by companies, smoke emission, and oil leaks from restaurants.

Winning the Land Conservation Battle

Nagqu is an example of the strengthening of environmental protection in Tibet. Lhasa, the capital city of the autonomous region, and Nyingchi Prefecture, among others, have also explored their own ways of protecting the local ecology and the results are tangible.

Government Work Report 2018: Guard the Ecological Red Lines and Protect Our Waters and Mountains

In the Government Work Report 2018 (GWR 2018), premier Li Keqiang first of all looks back at the results accomplished in energy saving and environmental protection.

China to Recycle Waste from Pacific Countries

Known as the "Moana Taka Partnership", this MoU allows for CNCo vessels to carry containers of recyclable waste from eligible Pacific island ports, to be sustainably treated and recycled at suitable ports in the Asia-Pacific.

 




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