Chinese lawmakers have unanimously approved the government’s 13th Five-Year Plan at the...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 8, 2011
After nurturing rapid expansion of its automotive industry for years, China appears ready to make a U-turn, shifting its emphasis from quantity to quality. From The New York Times: Lu Shize, director of air pollution control at...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 11, 2011
Last week, Beijing acquiesced to US demands and ended subsidies to wind turbine manufacturers using Chinese-made parts rather than imports. The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts, however, argues that Chinese wind firms will retain...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 9, 2011
A new ad campaign for The Economist aims to grab attention by juxtaposing opposing arguments regarding the nature of China’s rise. From Advertising @ chinaSMACK: China Is A Threat To The West China spends about $100...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 22, 2010
The U.S. has requested talks witht he World Trade Organization to explore ways to end Chinese government subsidies to its clean technology sector. From the Wall Street Journal: The decision comes after the United Steelworkers...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 14, 2010
The New York Times reports on the challenges faced by foreign companies trying to enter the Chinese wind turbine industry: With their government-bestowed blessings, Chinese companies have flourished and now control almost half...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 18, 2010
Andrew Leonard of Salon visited Beijing and, in one of the rare moments that he wasn’t stuck in traffic, he asked a Chinese diplomat about his country’s green energy policies: So in between nibbles of pig ears and...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 15, 2010
After a New York Times article looked at how government subsidies are giving the green tech industry a leg up in China, several responses have questioned whether that really is a bad thing for the U.S. From the Christian Science...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 14, 2010
With a lot of talk lately about the heated competition between the U.S. and China over green technology development, the New York Times reports that actually the two countries are engaging in important cooperation in the field:...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 8, 2010
The New York Times reports from Changsha, the center of China’s growing green tech industry: The booming Chinese clean energy sector, now more than a million jobs strong, is quickly coming to dominate the production of...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2010
Global Post profiles Zhang Yue, an entrepreneur who is working on developing an air conditioner that is good for the planet:
by Sophie Beach | Aug 19, 2010
From the New York Times: The Chinese government, determined to become a world leader in green technology, says it plans to invest billions of dollars over the next few years to develop electric and hybrid vehicles. The...
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