A new report from Greenpeace on the coal industry’s impact on global water resources has...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 22, 2015
This winter, like years past, has seen Beijing and other Chinese cities blanketed in a thick cover...
by Cindy | Jan 15, 2015
DPA International reports that approximately half of all Chinese food plants inspected in 2014 has...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 26, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to these instructions as “Directives from the Ministry...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 22, 2013
Beijing’s acting mayor has announced an array of new measures to combat air pollution in the city, following heavy smog that seeped hundreds of points off the scale this month. From Xinhua: The capital will take 180,000...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 11, 2011
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott examines recent signs that China may be turning away from agriculture fuelled by antibiotics and genetic modification: Given China’s vast and growing population and increasing appetite for...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 14, 2011
Greenpeace has released the results of an investigation into water pollution by Chinese textile plants, and is pressuring Western brands such as Nike and Adidas to push for change. From The Guardian: In their one-year...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 14, 2011
Newly published comments made by Vice Premier Li Keqiang last December outline China’s energy policy priorities, and appear to confirm the introduction of new pollution taxes as part of the country’s 12th Five Year...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 19, 2011
A report from a coalition of Chinese environmental groups attacks Apple for excessive secrecy in its supply chain. The company was judged among the least transparent of the 29 tech firms included. Apple trumpets its...
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