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  1. Business - Economy

    China aims to slash energy consumption, reduce reliance on coal

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:06pm

    ... China needs about 2.4 trillion yuan (US$373 billion) of green investment if it is to meet its energy conservation targets under a five-year plan ending 2015, the Chinese cabinet said. The spending will reduce China’s energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product by 16 percent by 2015 and save an equivalent of 670 million tonnes of coal, said a document from the State Council ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China supplants US as global leader in clean energy investment, says report

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Zindler said, so they would not be demanding more. State legislatures also are challenging the renewable energy requirements all over the US, with conservative lawmakers arguing that they should ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Pew report finds sector's 'centre of gravity' has shifted east amid big drop in American spending China overtakes US in clean energy China ...

  3. China can show world how to conserve water

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you'. Premier Wen Jiabao, for example, has laid down targets for sustainable development that include reductions of 20 per cent and 30 per cent respectively in energy and water consumption ... Shucheng: the fundamental solution must be water conservation. China is not alone in facing such a problem, but it must set a world benchmark for effective solutions. Enough untroubled water, ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Possible Chinese role in nuclear project raises alarm in Britain

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... state-run businesses playing a key role in sensitive Western energy infrastructure. The overtures to Beijing's state corporations - as well as to Middle Eastern sovereign-wealth funds - come ... in the project. As we approach our final investment decision, it is right to consider funding options, including seeking additional partners," said an EDF spokesman. Mark Pritchard, a Conservative MP ...

  5. Guiding light

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to conserve energy in other areas. However, Hong Kong's success at providing a standard of living comparable, if not identical, to that of the US shows that quality of life can be decoupled from ... Patrick Ho If the damp squibs that were the Copenhagen and Durban conferences have told us anything, it is that the threat of environmental catastrophe is not enough to spur energy reform. ...

  6. News - China

    Conservatives counter demands for constitutional rule in China

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 01:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Chinese conservatives have come out to argue against the adoption of "constitutional rule", a term increasingly used by liberals to demand the realisation of basic human rights guaranteed in the Chinese constitution. The nationalistic Global Times  in an editorial on Wednesday  called such demands "empty political slogans" made by "a ...

  7. News - China

    China, US to form group on climate change

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... seminar in Beijing on Saturday evening. As the world's top energy producer and consumer, the US and China shared broad common interests in the fields of clean energy, energy conservation ... contributions to world energy safety and coping with climate change. Kerry suggested that the two sides should enhance dialogue and deepen co-operation in clean energy, to promote energy conservation ...

  8. China's imports to keep rising

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... need to import more metallurgical coal because of limited domestic supply, but he has a more conservative view on the country's steel demand. This was because China's economic growth ...

  9. Conservation still failing despite award

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Award is bringing attention to a pioneer who laid much of the groundwork for heritage conservation, at a time when architects and urban designers are ever more marginalised in city planning. ... capital, would not have been demolished if a better conservation mechanism had been in place. 'I was very concerned over the fate of the courtyard house and the Beibu hutong because I still ...

  10. Wise up on the elements

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an understanding of the imbalances and what causes them. Water Water is associated with winter, a season of rest, when energy is conserved. The element is considered the root of human life, the liquid ... medicine views the vital internal organs of the body as representing energy, and the five elements are believed to balance the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of a person. The energies ...




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