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Keywords Countries, East Asia
Authors Phil Green
Published 2011
License CC BY-SA 4.0
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China is the most populous nation on Earth. It covers a massive land area There is both great poverty and great wealth there. It is a nominally communist nation - largely free market in practice, but access to information is restricted and government regulation is extensive in many areas, notably the one child policy for reducing population growth.

China is investing large amounts in sustainable technologies such as solar energy, as well as low-carbon technologies such as carbon capture and storage. However, it continues to build large numbers of coal-fired power plants.

China community action[edit | edit source]

Sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Biodiversity in China - Wildlife of China

Climate action[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Climate change in China - China Carbon Forum

Community and voluntary action[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: List of charities in China - List of NGOs in China

Community energy[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Renewable energy in the People's Republic of China, Wind power in China, Solar power in China

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Citizens data initiative: China has the greatest number of bike share systems for a single country (237 in total) (September 2015) [1]

Environment quality[edit | edit source]

Desertification in China

Wikipedia: China Pollution Map Database, Electronic waste in China, Water resources of the People's Republic of China, Water supply and sanitation in the People's Republic of China

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Urban agriculture in Beijing, China

Urban agriculture in Shenzhen, China

chinese language websites for city farmers, from City Farmer News

Solar cooking resources in China

Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia:Protected areas of China

Social inclusion[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia:Poverty in China

Sustainable transport activism[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Rapid transit in the People's Republic of China, Waterways in China

Urban sustainability[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Urbanization in China, Sustainable city article lists five examples in China

Resources[edit | edit source]

Calendar[edit | edit source]

Regular events: China Green Drinks, listings for 7 cities

Community resources[edit | edit source]

Chaihuo Maker Space, Shenzhen

New workshop - XinCheJian, Hackerspace in Shanghai

Maps[edit | edit source]

commons:Atlas of the People's Republic of China - China pollution map

Video[edit | edit source]

more video: China Green, multimedia enterprise, documenting China's environmental issues

News and comment[edit | edit source]

See separate article: China news


External links[edit | edit source]

Hong Kong: Conservation in Hong Kong, Ecology of Hong Kong, Nature centres in Hong Kong, Transport in Hong Kong, Water supply and sanitation in Hong Kong

via List of Ashden Award winners, winners in China from 2006 - 2008

wikipedia:List of Ashden Award winners, winner from USA/China in 2009

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