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China Emissions

Rachel Kyte, World Bank: "Paris and Beyond, What Will You Do?"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 10.28.2015 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

This year alone, at least 350,000 refugees have fled civil war and terror to seek a better life in Europe. And, according to the Vice President of the World Bank Rachel Kyte, this is a mere harbinger of what the near future holds.

COP21 Climate Change Summit Provides Litmus Test to Sino/American Commitment

Rachael Willis | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
Rachael Willis

Historically there has been some contention between China and the US whenever the ghost of emissions past has raised its head. As China's economy has grown in recent years and its emissions consequently risen in tandem, the US had insisted that they be responsible for the greatest cuts.

China To Top U.S. As Biggest Cause Of Modern Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, April 13 (Reuters) - China is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause...

Study: Recent Emissions Pledges Will Curb Warming

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green

LIMA, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Recent pledges by China, the United States and the European Union to limit greenhouse gas emissions will slow the rate of gl...

China's War On Smog Sparks Conflict

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

By David Stanway BEIJING, March 31 (Reuters) - China's war on pollution is only a few weeks old, but the battle lines are already bein...

China's Pollution Efforts Only A Fifth Of What's Needed

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 22 (Reuters) - China must increase spending on emission cuts and clean technologies by 2 trillion yuan ($330 billion) to do its fair sh...

China Admits It's Poorly Prepared To Tackle Climate Change Impacts

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Dec 9 (Reuters) - China is poorly prepared to tackle the impact of climate change that presents a serious threat to the country, thanks to ...

China Launches Major Emissions Program

| Mark Nicholls | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

By Mark Nicholls: (click here for original article) On June 18 China’s pioneering city of Shenzhen is set to notch up another first. From that d...

Despite EU Carbon Crisis, China Pledges Commitment To Climate Policies

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

By David Stanway BEIJING, April 18 (Reuters) - The crisis facing the European carbon market will not deter China from plans to establi...

China's Pollutant Levels Actually Dropping?

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2013 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 24 (Reuters) - China's environment minister said on Thursday that emissions of four major pollutants dropped last year and should fall ...

China's 10 Percent Emissions Rise Could Decide Coal Ports

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Forces on both sides of the proposed bulk coal ports around Puget Sound are replaying a battle from the 1970s. The deciding factor then was a powerful senator. This time, as improbable as it seems, it might be CO2 emissions from China.

China To Work With EU To Cut Emissions

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green

* Commission keen for links to other carbon schemes * EU, China have clashed over airline emissions * China has local, pilot emissions schem...

China Led World In Record CO2 Emissions In 2011

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green

(Corrects MAY 24 story to fix timeframe reference in fourth paragraph) * CO2 emissions rose by 3.2 pct last year * Chin...

China Fails To Meet Its Own Pollution Goals

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

BEIJING, March 5 (Reuters) - China's continuing reliance on heavy industry meant it failed to meet its own targets for cleaning its air and water in...

Outsourcing Emissions: Assigning Responsibility & COP15

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

That an agreement to reduce CO2 concentration levels must be reached is critical to the survival of human civilization as we know it.

High-Emission Vehicles Banned from Beijing Roads

China Daily | Zhang Haizhou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

High-emission or yellow-labeled vehicles will be banned from Beijing roads from July to September to ensure green Olympics and Paralympics as promised...