Business / Green Living

Electric vehicle buyers will get car plates

[2013-03-07 20:57]

Buyers of electric vehicles in Beijing will receive car plates without participating in the car license plate lottery, authority said on Thursday.

'Green' buses to hit the road in Shanghai

[2013-02-20 17:44]

Shanghai is to introduce 200 new-energy buses in a bid to cut emissions and reduce noise, Xinhua News Agency reported on Feb 20.

Solar greenhouse boosts modern agriculture

[2012-11-28 16:07]

A new type of greenhouse with a solar power generated roof has been gaining popularity in Jimo, Shandong since last year.

Recycling turns trash into treasure

[2012-11-27 08:07]

A project that encourages Beijing students to recycle on campus has turned more than 100 tons of waste into useful resources in the past three years.

Lanzhou to publish PM2.5 data

[2012-11-26 10:15]

Readings of PM 2.5 in the city of Lanzhou, one of China's most polluted, will be available for public scrutiny in December.

Bridge full of life

[2012-11-21 09:39]

Challenged to restore a sense of harmony between warring clans, an architect's team spanned a deep creek with a structure.

Smart solutions for better city, better life

[2012-11-20 20:09]

Beijing and Guangzhou have introduced a lottery system to grant car plate licenses to prevent rapid increase in car population.

Sustainable development

[2012-11-20 20:08]

China is trying to build green cities, provide good, cost-effective public transport and set a good example for other Asian countries, according to Peter Woods, emissary of Asia Pacific Regional Section of United Cities and Local Governments.

Basket-maker trims use of platic bags

[2012-11-16 20:21]

A senior citizen from Zhejiang has made some 2,500 bamboo and rattan baskets in the past four years to reduce people's reliance on plastic bags.

Henan vows to clean up water quality

[2012-11-14 08:15]

An official in charge of water resources in Henan province vowed to improve water quality in the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.

Quarry workers get new jobs

[2012-11-14 02:40]

Chang Wenyu thought he would be unemployed when the quarry he worked for in a small city in East China was ordered to close out of environmental concerns.

Keep country beautiful

[2012-11-13 08:09]

Ecological and environmental concerns were given outstanding weight throughout the Party leadership's report to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Thursday.

Hoping for a green and beautiful decade

[2012-11-13 08:09]

If China's success in the past 10 years is about considerably expanding the middle class, the next decade should be about making it feel happy, respected and secure. And a clean environment certainly counts big in the formula of happiness of the middle class.

Environment the biggest challenge

[2012-11-13 08:09]

The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is being held at a time when China is facing some critical economic challenges. Foremost among them is the balance that needs to be struck between economic growth and sustainable development.

'Most polluted city' breathes cleaner air

[2012-11-10 16:18]

China's rapid industrialization and urbanization have saddled cities like Linfen with heavy environmental burdens, but now dramatic turnaround is taking place.

Trees planted to form a barricade to pollution

[2012-11-08 08:15]

More green plants are standing sentry on the outskirts of Beijing as authorities attempt to reduce pollution and make the city a more pleasant place to live.

Innovation helps protect city

[2012-11-07 07:32]

A product made by an innovative Beijing company is helping the city protect itself from disasters such as the exceptionally heavy rainstorm.

Any design you desire, so long as it is 'green'

[2012-10-22 09:17]

Chinese furniture makers are now facing great challenges concerning environmental protection.

Green fingers and green houses

[2012-09-19 07:59]

An increasing number of people living in the cities have started urban farming and have become addicted to growing vegetables on their balconies.

Green products on agenda in Vladivostok

[2012-09-07 09:08]

The annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Meeting this weekend has put drawing up a list of environmentally friendly goods on its agenda.