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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thousands protest against waste incinerator plans in Guangdong town

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 07:27pm by AP

    ... on the mainland face the daunting task of properly disposing of huge amounts of waste generated by the growing middle class. Experts and central government officials believe high-standard incinerators can ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... vulnerable to pollution. Under a red alert, primary and middle schools suspend classes and at least half of the city's cars are taken off the road. Beijing has not issued a red alert since ... bureau issued a notice to all primary and middle schools to stop all outdoor sporting activities. Some residents wondered if the air would ever clear. "It's the smog season of the year ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Two-thirds of Chinese class themselves as 'environmentalists'

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters A new breed of green campaigner takes root China's massive pollution problems have given rise to a new force of environmental campaigners, research has found. They are different politically compared with middle-class activists in the West and potentially more effective in tackling climate change. In China, the world's biggest polluter, some 64 per cent ...

  4. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Car battery makers urge Beijing to bring in recycling rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:31am by Daniel Ren

    ... said, adding that Johnson Controls believed 100 per cent recycling rates were possible. The mainland's fast-growing car market, buoyed by a rising middle class, has attracted global ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu hospital opens smog clinic

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:23pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... It’s preventable and curable,” according to a Tuesday photo on the China National Radio website. The rising middle class in China has become increasingly fed up with air pollution that has ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Debate over best method for waste levy

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:06pm by Ernest Kao, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... systems and monitoring, and thus, higher management fees. But CO2 Feeds The World's Dr Robert Hanson argued that a waste charge was akin to a regressive tax on the middle class and those ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tseung Kwan O residents sign up for pilot scheme to cut food waste

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... month. But Mak hopes the government will help other estates to launch similar programmes in the future. For large middle-class housing estates, the costs of waste disposal could be absorbed ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Devouring Dragon, by Craig Simons

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... New York cities- which should nicely offset its "cancer villages" and toxic rivers. Meanwhile, the 1.3-billion-strong nation with a swelling middle class obsessed with consumption ... forests, via the smog-enveloped Middle Kingdom, which he knows intimately. His edgy travelogue is especially unnerving because, as he says, China is surging just as the earth teeters on the brink ...



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