CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's China community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: An old man is repairing a bi-cycle in the street. Nanjing, China.

2016[edit | edit source]

In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation, Dec 16[1]

Beyond the city, Hong Kong is recreating its lost woodlands, Sep 26[2]

China's first home-made supercapacitor tram unveiled, Aug 4[3]

Hong Kong's rooftop farmers grow vegetables… and communities, Jun 19[4]

China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners, Jun 20[5]

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[6]

Hangzhou takes to two wheels in green transport revolution, Apr 13[7]

China's CO2 emissions likely fell 3% in 2015 — and that trend looks set to continue, January 19[8]

2015[edit | edit source]

How an environmental group is trying to clean up China's pollution problem, December 7[9]

Meet the woman leading China's new organic farming army, Nov 25[10]

Beijing banned cars for 2 weeks and the sky turned perfectly blue. Guess what happened the next day? September 14[11]

Biogas Upgrading Plant at China Agricultural University Fuels Natural Gas Vehicles, July 24[12]

Revised Food Safety Law to go into effect later this year, April 25[13][14]

China coal use falls: CO2 reduction this year could equal UK total emissions over same period, May 14[15]

2014[edit | edit source]

China to limit carbon emissions for first time, climate adviser claims, June 3[16]

China to remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards to improve air quality, May 27[17]

China to triple solar power capacity to fight pollution, May 20[18]

Beijing to plant trees over an area 200 times the size of Central Park but will it cut pollution? March 16[19]

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists, February 25[20]

A Push for Sustainable Agriculture in China from the Top Down and Bottom Up, February 1[21]

In China, 'Once the Villages Are Gone, the Culture Is Gone', February 1[22]

2013[edit | edit source]

China To Introduce Carbon Tax, February 20[23]

2011[edit | edit source]

China's Per Capita Emissions Could Rival U.S.'s By 2017,[24] September 28

Major agricultural regions in China facing their worst drought in 60 years.[25] Oiwan Lam, February 18

2009[edit | edit source]

China: CO2 emissions will peak at 2030,[26] August 20

China launches green power revolution to catch up on west,[27] June 10

Drop in CO2 in USA and power use in China - for now,[28] May 21

China: Worst Drought in 50 years,[29] February 9

2008[edit | edit source]

China warns on emissions control,[30] October 29

Green features of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,[31] August 5

China wind-farm - Vast new wind farm in Eastern China will deliver energy direct to consumers without going through the Grid,[32] August 1

  1. 5 million Chinese children take part in painting competition on climate change,[33] May 8

China bans free plastic bags,[34] January 9

2007[edit | edit source]

China unveils climate change plan,[35] 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.[36] February 7

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