green tech



China’s Patent Game for Clean-Energy Cars

With over 2000 patents for alternative-energy cars filed last year, China is biting into the market for clean transportation. From Jeff Spross at Think Progress: China has actually been in the patent game for sometime. In 2011,...

Behind China’s Green Wall: Special Report

Lured by a potentially huge green technology market, Canadian and other foreign companies are struggling to navigate China’s risky business environment. From Geoff Dembicki at The Tyee: Westport appears to be living the...

U.S. Seeks WTO Probe on China Wind Power Funding

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...

China’s Push Into Wind Worries U.S. Industry

After writing about American firms trying to break into China’s growing market for wind power, the paper today looks at Chinese companies trying to set up wind turbines in Minnesota and elsewhere in the U.S.: While...

To Conquer Wind Power, China Writes the Rules

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...

Thomas Friedman: Aren’t We Clever?

On a trip to China, New York Times’ columnist Thomas Friedman strikes again: While American Republicans were turning climate change into a wedge issue, the Chinese Communists were turning it into a work issue. “There is...

Why China Does Green Tech The Right Way

The China Tracker’s G.E. Anderson looks at China’s investments in green technology: Having emerged from the recent global recession relatively unscathed, China has launched what appears to be an all-out assault in...



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