China Moves To End Zero-COVID Policy

China’s zero-COVID policy is, seemingly, over. Guidelines, referred to colloquially as “The New 10 Points,” issued Wednesday by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council drastically curtailed restrictions...

Wailing Wall Special Edition: The Turning Point

On Wednesday, China’s National Health Commission announced ten new pandemic-related guidelines, signaling an easing of the nation’s long-running “zero-COVID” policy (also referred to euphemistically as “dynamic clearance”). The...

Environment assessment report to be released- Ramon

Xinhua (Link)April 28, 2006 China will release a report on the situation of the environment in the country on June 5, World Environment Day. The State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) will promote the concept of caring for the environment to show the government’s determination to build an environmentally-friendly society and protect ecological safety, said an […]

China’s nuclear-power plants to increase – China Daily

China plans a 444% increase in nuclear energy production by 2020. Even with this marked increase, nuclear energy will only represent 9% of the country’s forecasted energy production. Are there any plans for nuclear waste management? March 24, 2006 China Daily (link) China will witness rapid growth in the number of nuclear power stations after […]

Coal output set to reach record high of 2.5b tons – Fu Jing

China is looking to the future with an appetite for energy. Increasing coal production and coal burning energy may increase the worldwide environmental crisis unless new clean coal burning technology is developed. Will China become a model for emissions regulation and clean energy or will it become a victim of its own idustrial success? China […]

China fights against pollution to ensure drinking water safety – Xinhuanet

To safeguard it’s supply of safe drinking water, a province in China seeks to pass a tough environmental law and prosecute pollluters. GUANGDONG, March 16, Xinhuanet (Link) The legislature of southern Guangdong Province, an economic engine of China, is creating a law to protect its supply of drinking water. A draft of the law will […]

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