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Peggy Liu

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Addressing China's Declining Health Culture

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 3:23 AM

What if you could wave a magic wand and tell everyone how to eat?

That's exactly what Ms. Yuexin Yang, President of the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS), did with the launch of a much overdue set of dietary guidelines for China in time for Nutrition Week, May 15-21....

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Kids as Food Heroes: Piloting A New Way to Eat in China

(4) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 3:45 PM

Chinese kids are in a health crisis. Both the chubby little Emperor in a city and the malnourished Chinese kid in a rural village suffer from the downward spiral of changing diets -- from fresh-cooked meals to processed convenience foods loaded with sugars and salts.

In one generation, the...

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If Trash Is Gold, China Is Very Rich

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 10:08 AM

Twice a day, Beijing's Chaoyang Circular Economy Industrial Park carefully sweeps a waste site in Gaoantun. Benches and trees give the site a park-like feel. Citizens are invited to tour -- and smell -- the facility.

Meanwhile, a model landfill in Hangzhou attracts tens of thousands of tourists...

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Sustainability Needs to Move From Gloom to Hope

(4) Comments | Posted March 19, 2013 | 12:53 PM

Sustainability is dead. Or at least the entire language we use to talk about it to consumers should be buried.

Fashion icon and eco-advocate Alexa Chung sums up the problem nicely in British Vogue:

'Ethical Fashion': surely the least sexy words in fashion. Sustainable, ecological, organic... the language of conscience-free...

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The U.S. and China: Three Win-Win Programs for Climate Change

(3) Comments | Posted April 14, 2009 | 11:03 AM

There is no better moment in history for the U.S. and China to work together on clean energy. President Obama's fiscal stimulus package will first and foremost have an economic benefit for the US economy. But from my perspective working on clean energy issues in China, the stimulus package can...

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