China, COP28 Post Mixed Progress in Curbing Climate Change

This week in Dubai, after two weeks of negotiations among representatives from almost 200 countries, the COP28 climate summit closed on a “historic” note: an agreement that calls for “transitioning away” from fossil fuels in...

Floods Bring Disaster to Henan

At least 33 people have died due to flooding in Henan province. Hundreds of thousands more have been displaced, millions otherwise affected, and many remain missing. 24 inches of rain fell in the provincial capital Zhengzhou on...

China’s Top Officials Clash Over Environment and Economics

China’s economic planners have wrested control over climate policy from bureaucrats in the environmental department, potentially jeopardizing efforts to meet emissions pledges made by Xi Jinping before the United Nation’s...

British-Run Climate Projects Take Root in Chinese Schools

From ClimateWire: For Isabel Hilton of China Dialogue, a website she set up four years ago to shine a penetrating light onto the environmental problems facing the vast and booming country, the activities of the Goodall Institute...

How America Can Turn China Green

Newsweek reports on why relations between the U.S. and China can have an impact on the environment: Gao Guangsheng has an odd sense of timing. In late October, as the global financial system was collapsing around him, he put the...

China’s massive dam alters weather – Carolyn Gramling

From Geotimes: China’s Three Gorges Dam is famed for its size ” and its reservoir may be large enough to change regional weather patterns. The large body of water has altered temperatures, wind patterns and rainfall rates in both the local Three Gorges Dam region and in the upstream Sichuan Basin, a new study reports […]



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