[ Dec 14, 2016 ]
While many are wondering whether US president-elect Donald Trump will keep the US in historic Paris Agreement on climate change, China has stepped up efforts to address the problem. Among those efforts has been shuttering coal-fired power plants or upgrading coal-burning technology, in order to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. The Global Times recently looked into several coal projects in Beijing's eastern suburbs, where villagers have been dependent for years on coal-fired furnaces to heat their homes during the winter.
[ Nov 09, 2016 ]
Ms. Huang Yan, Vice Minister of Ministry of Housing and Urban Rural Development, met the famous Danish architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl, accompanied by the Sustainable City Program Director of EF China Wang Zhigao, at China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, on November 1st.
[ Sep 25, 2016 ]
According to the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law Amendment (new Air Law), China’s municipal governments are responsible for local air quality and are required to develop air quality attainment plans in non-attainment areas.