Challenges of Living in Newly Urbanised Cities

By Andrew Kipnis This article examines the diverse challenges faced by migrants to one small city in Shandong province and examines how these challenges vary...

China’s Devastating Floods: From Adaptation to Mitigation

By Dan Steinbock     After weeks of torrential rain across central and southern China, the mainland has suffered from a series of devastating floods. As...

The Development of Circular Economies in China

By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse & Khaled Soufani In this article, the authors discuss China’s implementation of Circular Economic development programs in order to address...

China’s Key Cities: From Local Places to Global Players

By Xiangming Chen China’s geographically uneven growth plays a key role in regional integration by creating more varied and largely beneficial global connections. In this...

The Rise of Shenzhen and BYD – How a Chinese Corporate Pioneer is Leading...

By Taylor Ogan and Xiangming Chen While the world is focussing on if the Chinese government can be a trusted and reliable leader in dealing...

What Africa can Learn from China about Climate Change Adaptation

By Anthony Mills China is already experiencing widespread environmental degradation, particularly as a result of pollution. But the way China is approaching adaptation to climate...

China Must Boost Social Sustainability in Order to Meet its Carbon Reduction Targets

By Jonas Törnblom China has achieved a significant amount in only a few decades, more than any other country in history; however the challenges the...

What’s Lies Ahead for China’s Urban Waste Landscape?

By Jonas Törnblom China’s rapid pace of urbanisation remains at full throttle. Mass urbanisation generates mass waste volumes and the physical limitations associated with how...

The Challenge of Frugal and Greener Winter Olympics

By Dan Steinbock Recently, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, in a joint bid with the city of Zhangjiakou,...

China’s Environmental Crisis: A Billion Dollar Opportunity

By Deborah Lehr China is embarking on the most ambitious environmental reform program in history – by necessity. China's environmental woes are nothing new, but...

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