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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Alibaba users roped into national water quality survey

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

    ... million yuan from donors, according to its website. Environmental degradation and pollution are threatening growth in the world's second-largest economy. That prompted Premier Li Keqiang ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... of prioritising the environment above the economy would be enshrined in law, according to scholars who have been involved in the process. The fourth draft is due to be completed within weeks. The first ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Avoiding worst damages of climate change possible, UN panel says

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... than Europe for the first time on record. Investments in renewables apart from hydroelectricity dipped to US$214.4 billion last year, down US$35.1 billion from the previous year and 23 per cent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... in Europe, where citizens considered the facilities on a par with police stations, hospitals and schools. He made the comments after a fact-finding tour across Europe, which included a stop ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    New York may start charging for shopping bags in green push

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... of the bill say it will benefit both the city's economy and its environment. "The bags get stuck in storm drains, they cause flooding and they litter our beaches," Manhattan councillor ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong advised to stick to its plans for waste-to-energy incinerator

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... incinerator, the environment minister said yesterday after a fact-finding trip to Europe. "We are told reliability is the top priority when it comes to the first incinerator," Wong Kam-sing ... In Britain, the delegation visited two small-scale plasma-gasification facilities and another one under construction, with a designed capacity of 900 tonnes a day. Wong said that Europe could afford ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China will use ‘iron fist’ against pollution, Premier Li Keqiang vows

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:36pm by Li Jing

    ... aimed to cut coal use by 22 million tonnes this year to cut energy intensity – a measure of the economy’s energy efficiency – by 3.9 per cent. He also promised that “grave penalties” awaited ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Newly discovered gases destroying ozone layer over Antarctica

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 10:57pm by GDN

    ... flying 20 kilometres above Europe were all analysed. The team found three new CFCs and one HCFC, none of which had been identified before. "I was surprised no one had picked these up ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... by scientists in the last few decades to explain smog in Europe and the United States turned out to be inadequate when applied to China's cities. In the Huairou facility, by pumping different ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Plenum push towards 'greener' economy faces challenges

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Li Jing

    ... 'greener' economy faces challenges The Communist Party has vowed to seek a more balanced model of development by shifting local governments' focus away from breakneck economic growth, according ... of the Policy Research Centre for Environment and Economy under the Ministry of Environmental Protection, wrote in the People's Daily that "red lines" would not only refer to geological ...




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