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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... Economics Research Institute and author of the report. However, Hu Fei, a researcher at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, dismissed the proposals ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 80 billion disposable chopsticks a 'burden' on forests

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 02:43pm by Chris Luo

    ... around. Secondly, we should gradually introduce a replacement for such chopsticks,” he said. In a bid to reduce China’s carbon dioxide emission, outgoing Chinese President Hu Jintao called ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing officials defend plans to source drinking water from polluted Bohai Gulf

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... water was available. However, Professor Hu Yunxia, a desalination specialist at the Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said the retail cost ... on imports- including Norwegian technology and reliable water-filter membranes from the United States. "All the membranes have to be imported, as well as all the pumps and pipelines," Hu ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution targets will test new leadership

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of the next leadership, especially given the poor environmental legacy - rampant pollution and rising public anger - being left by outgoing party chief Hu Jintao . Wang Jinnan , deputy director ... of fostering economic growth and conservation. The idea was first included in Hu's speech to the 17th party congress in 2007. But the country's first attempt to gauge the true price ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... chamber's launch could be brought forward. Professor Hu Min, who runs a smaller smog chamber at Peking University's College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, said the scientific ... on the chamber's performance as most of the technical details had not been made public, Hu said. The smog chamber is only part of the Chinese government's bid to solve the smog problem by investing ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... under the nose of the government [led by outgoing President Hu Jintao and retiring Premier Wen Jiabao]," he said. Chen said he had initially tried to run a similar advertisement ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Trial domestic waste scheme cuts recharging

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Married couple Deborah Ng Wai-wah and Roger Hu Ka-wo said they had become more aware of recycling since the implementation of the scheme. "For example, instead of three dishes per meal we now prepare only two dishes to avoid food waste," Ng said. However, Hu said: "We have to throw away used diapers to bins outside of the building because they smell and we can't wait ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ex-minister blames China's pollution mess on lack of rule of law

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... and highly polluting heavy industries, including petrochemical, cement, iron and steel plants, among others, in the past decade under Hu Jintao's reign- dubbed a "golden decade"- which ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant is scrapped after thousands take part in protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 11:27am by Minnie Chan, He Huifeng

    ... or they would face immense pressure from the central authorities." Analysts said provincial party leaders, such as Guangdong party secretary Hu Chunhua, had learnt from backlashes against similar industrial projects in Sichuan, Ningbo and Kunming. "Guangdong must present an image of stability and openness," said political commentator Zhu Jianguo. "Hu must react correctly ...



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