With China looking to see what options might open up in global climate leadership ahead of the...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 11, 2012
Globally in 2011, private and public sector funding for renewable energy increased 17% to $257 billion. China and the U.S. are tied for spending in the green energy sector, according to a new report from the United Nations...
by Scott Greene | Dec 3, 2011
In a widely anticipated ruling, the International Trade Commission voted unanimously on Friday to continue investigating government subsidies in the Chinese solar industry in response to an anti-dumping petition filed by seven...
by Scott Greene | Nov 21, 2011
While the U.S. government investigates the possibility of illegal government subsidies in the Chinese solar industry after seven American solar companies filed an anti-dumping petition last month, Chinese manufacturers will...
by zhou shuren | Oct 19, 2011
The New York Times reports the announcement of a Chinese supercomputer built with domestically designed and manufactured chips. Although it runs at only 40% of the speed of the Intel- and Nvidia-based Tianhe-1A unveiled last...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 18, 2011
A protest over pollution from, ironically, a solar panel production plant, turned violent over the weekend, the Guardian reports: Riot police broke up a four-day protest by several hundred villagers in Haining, Zhejiang...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 8, 2011
Reuters reports planned cuts to state investment in strategic industries including high-speed rail and wind power, as well as other forms of green energy and information technology. Beijing originally planned to invest up to...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 28, 2011
On April 20, controversial “Skeptical Environmentalist” Bjørn Lomborg argued in a Washington Post op-ed that high praise for China’s environmental progress is ill-deserved. The article has since drawn...
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