Chinese leader Xi Jinping unexpectedly announced sweeping and potentially transformative, albeit vague, commitments to cut China’s carbon footprint last week. In an address before the United Nation’s General Assembly, Xi said,...
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Zhuang Pinghui at Inkstone News reports that thousands of residents in Wuhan’s Yangluo...
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The China Environmental Press Awards have been handed out to several Chinese journalists, including a citizen journalist who launched a campaign to challenge local officials to swim in polluted waters. From the Guardian: Against...
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- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods