Zhuang Pinghui at Inkstone News reports that thousands of residents in Wuhan’s Yangluo subdistrict have taken to the streets to protest against the construction of a waste incineration plant near residential areas. The protests, which have been ongoing since the end of June, underscore the...
by Cindy | Apr 22, 2017
A recent round of inspection checks by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has...
by Natalie Ornell | Dec 27, 2013
Reporting on his observations from a factory in Shijiao, Junkyard Planet author Adam Minter...
by Natalie Ornell | Aug 10, 2013
Founder of the Chongqing Green Volunteer League, Wu Dengming, who in his retirement organized no car days, tracked down pollution offenders, and risked his safety to film illegal logging in Sichuan forests, died at 73, according...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 7, 2013
Hangzhou-based Fulbright fellow Steven Zhang has been conducting research on how the management of factories in Zhejiang province view environmental protection. After describing the term huanbao (环保), Zhang describes his...
by Olivia Rosenman | Aug 4, 2013
Li Jing at The South China Morning Post reports on a United Nations Environment Program study on China’s resource consumption. The study finds that the speed and scale of resource consumption in the past 38 years in China has no...
by Anne Henochowicz | Apr 11, 2013
Cancer is now the primary cause of death in Beijing, and air pollution is a major factor in this grim reality. The capital’s dangerous smog caused an “airpocalypse” this January, leading one public health expert to call the...
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