Ministry of Environmental Protection



China’s Environmental Nightmare

As Beijing has been choking on smog this year, economists at Deutsche Bank point out that without swift reform, China may face a much worse environment by 2025. From Lily Kuo at Quartz: China’s myriad plans to deal with...

China Defrosts Nuclear Plans, Though Issues Remain

With Beijing reviving its nuclear power plans a year after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, the top safety expert of China’s civil nuclear watchdog spoke in Hong Kong over the weekend about the importance of nuclear energy...

China’s Environmental Report Card

The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts assesses China’s recent environmental performance following the publication of the government’s annual “State of the Environment” report. He gives grades in areas from...

China’s Green Champion Sidelined

The Guardian is reporting that environmental defender Pan Yue, a foe of industrial pollution, has been pushed to the sidelines as the country refocuses on economic stimulation: Environmentalists fear his fall from prominence...

Codify and Tighten Environment Law

China’s environmental legislation lacks power to enforce China’s environmental protection law. Soaring economic growth in recent decades has put great strain on China’s environment, but according to a recent...



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