Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
Connect with Sophie Beach: Email | Website | Twitter

Government Imposes Carbon Tax to Curb Emissions

China now burns almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined. As the world saw vividly this year, the effects are deadly. Many in the U.S. and elsewhere have long blamed China for not cooperating with global efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but a recent move by the Ministry of Finance to impose a carbon tax has changed the conversation. From Xinhua: The government will

February 21, 2013 12:45 PM

Photo: The Hands of Huang Magang, by Michael Steverson

February 20, 2013 11:00 AM

Most Recent Entries

Page 10 of 173« First...89101112...203040...Last »