Category Archives: China

Pollution in the air – Beijing smog

Tweet With Beijing’s pollution hitting the front pages once again I spoke with British journalist and senior editor of That’s Beijing magazine, Oscar Holland, about the smog and what the government is doing to counter it. Just how bad has … Continue reading

European Mayors team up with Chinas cities

Tweet Thursday, 3 May, will see the launch event of the EU-China Partnership on Sustainable Urbanisation.  It is is an ongoing process to develop a Global Network of Mayors and cities to strenght the ambition to meet the global challenges. … Continue reading

China facing difficulties and challenges

Tweet “The overall environmental situation is still very grave and is facing many difficulties and challenges,” said Li Ganjie, the vice minister. Mr. Li said biodiversity was declining with “a continuous loss and drain of genetic resources.” The countryside was … Continue reading

The worlds first national market-based energy efficiency trading mechanism from India

Tweet The Indian government has pledged to cut carbon intensity — the amount of carbon dioxide emitted per unit of economic output — by 20 percent to 25 percent by 2020, from 2005 levels. India’s approach differs from that of … Continue reading

China drafting special law on climate change

Tweet China’s chief negotiator to UN climate change talks said here on Tuesday that the country is drafting a special law dedicated to climate change and will explore a low carbon development path suitable to China. “We are in the … Continue reading

Climate and Growth in China

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Miljöperspektiv på Kinas utveckling

Tweet Tillsammans med borgmästaren i Bijie kommun och kinesiska kollegor åker vi genom kommunens kolgruvelandskap. Hela kommunens yta motsvarar drygt 60 % av Sverige. Vi är på jakt efter kolgruvor som kan vara intresserade av svensk miljöteknologi. Ett 10-tal gruvor … Continue reading

Teori och praktik i Kinas Klimatarbete

Tweet Det var inte så förvånande att intresset kring Global Compacts introduktionskonferens i Shanghai för något år sedan hade ett tydligt fokus på Klimatfrågor och Mänskliga Rättigheter. Här fanns IKEA:s Anders Dahlvig som gav en inblick hur ett svenskt företag … Continue reading