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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's multimillion-yuan studies find smog is coming from neighbours

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:22pm by Li Jing

    ... Tianjin and Shijiazhuang have each splashed several million yuan on research that could pinpoint the sources of the toxic pollutant PM2.5 in their air, with initial results showing other cities ... expensive and labour-intensive. For instance, Beijing municipal environmental monitoring centre has spent “several million yuan” on importing a piece of equipment which can analyse heavy-metal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544375/beijing-tianjin-and-hebeis-multimillion-yuan-studies-find-smog-coming
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China plans more perks to drive up demand for electric cars

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:06pm by Teddy Ng

    ... companies for trade secrets. Among its targets, the central government said the country aimed to cut coal use by 22 million tonnes this year to cut energy intensity – a measure of the economy’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551061/china-plans-more-perks-drive-demand-electric-cars-amid-anti-pollution
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    EU urges China to roll out carbon trading nationwide ahead of 2020 target

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:01am by Li Jing

    ... the market scope, the more efficient the cap-and-trade system would be in reducing carbon emissions. In an interview with the South China Morning Post last week, Delbeke said senior Chinese officials need not worry, adding that the EU's own emission trading scheme only covered a part of its total carbon emissions. The EU has embarked on the €5 million (HK$53 million) initiative to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1520161/eu-urges-china-roll-out-carbon-trading-nationwide-ahead-2020-target
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen to hold first-ever auction of carbon permits

    Posted May 28th 2014, 12:50pm by Reuters

    ... in the secondary market, which traded at 74.99 yuan on Tuesday. Shenzhen, the smallest of China’s six pilot markets, issued around 33 million carbon permits for last year. Some 10 per cent were set aside ... big emitters meet their targets under an emissions trading scheme. But speculators who had bought permits in the market in the hope of selling them to emitters at a profit, said the minimum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1520266/shenzhen-hold-first-ever-auction-carbon-permits
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... targeting environmental violations in the catering, car-manufacturing and car-repair sectors. The bureau said the firms were ordered to pay a total of 2.45 million yuan in fines. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Crippled HK$27 billion Jinsha River hydro plant badly built, says official

    Posted May 27th 2014, 02:47pm by Li Jing and Alice Yan

    ... for China Huadian Corporation, the investor behind the 21.9 billion yuan (HK$27.5 billion) project, said experts had not yet finished an investigation into the incident and he could give no further ... the volume of water gushing through it reached three times that which it was designed to handle. It estimated the economic losses at 600 million yuan, as the plant could not deliver as much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1519858/vast-hydropower-station-left-idle-year-after-sluice-gate-ripped
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ministry considers tendering environmental clean-up to private firms

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... Government spending on environmental protection and energy conservation totalled 180 billion yuan (HK$226 billion) last year. The Ministry of Finance has called for a 16.7 per cent increase in spending, to 210 billion yuan, this year, as the top leadership declared war on pollution in March. Environmental experts, including Qu Geping, the first minister of the environment, say that, given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1518192/ministry-considers-tendering-environmental-clean-private-firms
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... for dolphins that have been washed ashore. In between, she is also working on documentary on the ivory trade. "I find it heartbreaking that people don't appreciate the environment," she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1519668/laurel-chor-building-online-database-hong-kongs-native
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com WWF-Hong Kong says sales to mainland down 90pc because of pressure from green groups and possibly campaign against extravagance Trade in shark fins drops off sharply Trade in shark fins from Hong Kong to mainland China dropped by almost 90 per cent last year, a green group revealed. Overall imports to Hong Kong fell 35 per cent compared with 2012, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc
  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese demand for furniture 'decimates' rosewood stocks in Mekong region, activists say

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Illegal logging to meet demand for status symbol could wipe out tree species, say campaigners Chinese furniture trade decimating rosewood stocks Runaway ... the average salary in the poor village areas they are drawn from. "The soaring value of Siamese rosewood has spurred a dramatic rise in illegal logging in an international criminal trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511507/chinese-demand-furniture-decimates-rosewood-stocks-mekong-region-activists

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