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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... that could be used in big Chinese cities. One of their designs integrated the solar tower into a high-rise building. "Many Chinese cities are considering the construction of buildings more than ... partners. But Forte cautioned that Chinese authorities should consider many factors before launching a project on such an enormous scale, including the location and the local use of land. "You ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1487659/solar-chimneys-may-help-solve-chinas-energy-woes
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Algae that caused Hong Kong red tide could harm fish and humans that eat them

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to tropical regions, could be toxic. The department urged fish farmers at the Cheung Sha Wan, Sok Kwu Wan and Lo Tik Wan fish culture zones to monitor the situation closely. In 1998, a red tide caused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486206/algae-species-behind-red-tide-linked-toxic-fish
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Toxic' soil pollution report sparks new fears over safety of mainland's home-grown food

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Associated Press and agencies in Beijing

    ... that can cause kidney damage and other health problems, and is absorbed by rice – the nation’s staple grain. “The overall condition of the Chinese soil allows no optimism.” Government soil pollution report  “The overall condition of the Chinese soil allows no optimism,” said the report – carried out after a government investigation into soil quality in a variety of settings, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486401/area-chinas-polluted-soil-twice-size-spain-survey-reveals
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and Conservation Department staff said they had spotted red tides at fish culture zones within Tolo Harbour, Sha Tau Kok and Tai Mei Tuk, while a member of the public reported another at Pak Sha Wan in Sai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China seeks solution to providing clean drinking water supplies

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 05:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in China are replaced, the germs will return sooner or later. So the real problem is not the germs, but us.” Professor Yu Xin, a water safety expert at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute ... to drink, few Chinese citizens will trust it, and water will still be boiled before drinking.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486936/china-seeks-solution-providing-clean-drinking-water-supplies
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese insurer offers smog insurance policy, the first of its kind

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:49am by Li Jing

    ... in Beijing's 12 monitoring stations all exceed 300 for five consecutive days. Watch: Chinese weather officials: 15 per cent of China blanketed in heavy smog The capital's overall AQI- which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1451988/chinese-insurer-offers-smog-insurance-policy-first-its-kind
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing says one-third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... war against pollution, and it is under pressure to cut coal consumption and industrial capacity. Watch: Chinese netizen rails against Beijing's smog with a tune Decades of unrestrained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483755/beijing-says-one-third-its-pollution-comes-outside-city
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... that certified green buildings and pedestrian-friendly roads are a patch, not a solution, for the nation's environmental woes. "Chinese people use a lot of coal because it's very ... the central Chinese authorities, the municipality has shaped its outlying areas into an endless sprawl of showcase projects. Beyond the eco-city lies an ersatz ancient town, a free market zone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483122/chinas-eco-cities-struggle-traction
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Alibaba users roped into national water quality survey

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... the cause, the data could also shine a critical light on the government's performance in particular regions or cities. "The message that it gets out to the Chinese people is, 'Yes, you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1482487/alibaba-users-roped-national-water-quality-survey
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... the problem. The department has also commissioned Chinese University's school of public health to develop a methodology for quantifying the health and economic impacts of air pollution in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475627/hong-kong-joins-world-study-health-impact-air-pollution

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