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China’s Energy Crisis Shows Just How Hard it Will Be to Reach Net Zero

By Jun Du As the world prepares to discuss more aggressive cuts to carbon emissions at the UN’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, China has just sent...
Soil

How Special Soil Observatories in China are Helping to Create More Sustainable Agriculture

By Paul Hallett, Ganlin Zhang, Larissa Naylor, and Weikai Wang All over the world, agriculture is threatened by degraded soils. Stripped of carbon from intensive farming,...
Extreme events in China

Extreme events in China require elevated vigilance, resilience

By Dr. Dan Steinbock The economic impact of extreme flooding and the Delta variant may prove significant in certain regions but marginal nationwide. Preemption will...

Chinese Circular Economy: A Brief Overview

The world produces a huge amount of waste. In the United States alone, 13 tons of waste gets produced every single second. That amounts...

Why the Financial Services Sector Will Need to Embrace ESG

After the 2020 global pandemic, ESG investing has slowly started taking over the financial landscape. Even those who claimed it was just a passing...

Four reasons why G7 climate finance initiative will struggle against China’s Belt and Road

By Dr. Karen Jackson and Oleksandr Shepotylo During the G7 summit in Cornwall, the group of nations unveiled a global initiative to help low and middle-income countries...

China Join Hands With EU On Green Investment

Environmental challenges and the deteriorating health of the planet is a long debate. It affects 100 million people every year. The book of Rachael...

Forget about the trade spat – coal is passé in much of China, and...

By Hao Tan, Elizabeth Thurbon, John A. Mathews and Sung-Young Kim (김성용) Australian coal exports to China plummeted last year. While this is due in...

How to Create a Government that Considers Future Generations

By Richard Owen This year – 2020 – has been shocking. If I try to find a silver lining, I think it might be this...

China just stunned the world with its step-up on climate action – and the...

By Hao Tan, Elizabeth Thurbon, John Mathews, and Sung-Young Kim China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community recently by committing his country to net-zero...