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  • As sea levels rise, coastal megacities will need more than flood barriers, The Conversation (Mar 15, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

Death toll rises and thousands flee homes as floods hit China, Jul 21 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060' [2] Sep 22

2018[edit | edit source]

Singing Cicadas Collective amplifies power of creative storytellers in Hong Kong, Dec 17 [3]

2017[edit | edit source]

China's Shenzhen city electrifies all 16,359 of its public buses, Dec 29 [4]

The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming, Nov 3 [5]

The new "ecological civilization" will be born in China, according to the best environmental lawyer, Sep 23 [6]

"China's Sharing Economy: What Is Going On?" by @aprilrinne, Aug 20 [7]

China constructs first Forest City to fight air pollution, Jun 26 [8]

Solar power lights up the path to prosperity, Jun 12 [9]

China's capital is replacing tens of thousands of taxis with electric cars to fight pollution, Feb 27 [10]

Public Park Promotes Native Biodiversity in Hong Kong, Jan 29 [11]

China kept on smashing renewables records in 2016, Jan 6 [12]

2016[edit | edit source]

In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation, Dec 16 [13]

Beyond the city, Hong Kong is recreating its lost woodlands, Sep 26 [14]

China's first home-made supercapacitor tram unveiled, Aug 4 [15]

Hong Kong's rooftop farmers grow vegetables… and communities, Jun 19 [16]

China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners, Jun 20 [17]

Ecological civilization makes gains in Tibet - Tibet's Nyingchi City has gained some success as an ecological civilization trail pilot in China, officials say, May 25 [18]

Hangzhou takes to two wheels in green transport revolution, Apr 13 [19]

China's CO2 emissions likely fell 3% in 2015 — and that trend looks set to continue, January 19 [20]

2015[edit | edit source]

How an environmental group is trying to clean up China's pollution problem, December 7 [21]

Meet the woman leading China's new organic farming army, Nov 25 [22]

Beijing banned cars for 2 weeks and the sky turned perfectly blue. Guess what happened the next day? September 14 [23]

Biogas Upgrading Plant at China Agricultural University Fuels Natural Gas Vehicles, July 24 [24]

Revised Food Safety Law to go into effect later this year, April 25 [25] [26]

China coal use falls: CO2 reduction this year could equal UK total emissions over same period, May 14 [27]

2014[edit | edit source]

China to limit carbon emissions for first time, climate adviser claims, June 3 [28]

China to remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards to improve air quality, May 27 [29]

China to triple solar power capacity to fight pollution, May 20 [30]

Beijing to plant trees over an area 200 times the size of Central Park but will it cut pollution? March 16 [31]

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists, February 25 [32]

A Push for Sustainable Agriculture in China from the Top Down and Bottom Up, February 1 [33]

In China, 'Once the Villages Are Gone, the Culture Is Gone', February 1 [34]

2013[edit | edit source]

China To Introduce Carbon Tax, February 20 [35]

2011[edit | edit source]

China's Per Capita Emissions Could Rival U.S.'s By 2017,[36] September 28

Major agricultural regions in China facing their worst drought in 60 years.[37] Oiwan Lam, February 18

2009[edit | edit source]

China: CO2 emissions will peak at 2030,[38] August 20

China launches green power revolution to catch up on west,[39] June 10

Drop in CO2 in USA and power use in China - for now,[40] May 21

China: Worst Drought in 50 years,[41] February 9

2008[edit | edit source]

China warns on emissions control,[42] October 29

Green features of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,[43] August 5

China wind-farm - Vast new wind farm in Eastern China will deliver energy direct to consumers without going through the Grid,[44] August 1

1.5 million Chinese children take part in painting competition on climate change,[45] May 8

China bans free plastic bags,[46] January 9

2007[edit | edit source]

China unveils climate change plan,[47] June 4

China launches carbon trading initiatives. China has launched two new carbon trading initiatives to help develop its poorer regions and meet the UN Millennium Development Goals.[48] February 7

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Published 2016
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