Business / News

Fisker Automotive to sell electric cars in China

[2010-12-16 11:28]

The California-based premium electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker Automotive is ready to sell its environment-friendly low carbon-emission cars in China next fall, the company announced on Wednesday.

Longyuan to up overseas wind farm spending

[2010-12-15 13:16]

China Longyuan Power Group, the Hong Kong-listed new-energy unit of China Guodian, will invest 3 billion yuan ($450 million) in overseas expansion next year, and three wind projects in the United States are already under negotiation.

Wheels turning for new bike-rental idea

[2010-12-15 08:33]

Netizens have been excitedly debating a new proposal from the municipal government for a bicycle-sharing system to ease the city's traffic gridlock.

China to further promote green energy

[2010-12-15 06:51]

China will increasingly promote the use of clean energy, since the country's energy needs are expected to increase by an equivalent of 2 billion tonnes of coal in the next decade, an official said.

Green opportunities for storage-battery production

[2010-12-14 15:44]

Seeing robust demand from the new-energy automobile industry for energy storage, China's storage-battery companies have strengthened their efforts to innovate in the field of environmental protection technology.

Beijing's plan to steer clear of traffic jams

[2010-12-14 10:06]

Authorities have released a draft plan to ease the capital's traffic gridlock - including a cap on government cars.

Cancun lays foundation

[2010-12-13 07:59]

Negotiators from 193 countries have wrapped up a package of agreements that advances efforts to cope with climate change and lays a foundation for talks leading to the next conference in Durban, South Africa.

Negotiator hails NGO efforts against climate change

[2010-12-11 14:21]

Nongovernmental organizations' (NGOs) contribution to fighting climate change should not be overlooked, China's climate chief negotiator, Xie Zhenhua, said in Cancun on Dec 9.

Taking a green lesson from Bhutan

[2010-12-11 08:30]

Although I'm a bit fed up with the bargains, debates and protests at the United Nations climate conference in Cancun, Mexico, I do think China and its leaders should turn their attention to not so advanced countries in search of new models of development and change their concepts of modernization and civilization.

Time is of the essence at Cancun

[2010-12-10 14:12]

Alejandro Garcia and many of his friends work as volunteers at the Moon Palace, the main venue for the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference.

New-energy cars take off in China with government support

[2010-12-10 11:27]

The central government pays a subsidy of up to 50,000 yuan to any citizen that buys a plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) and 60,000 yuan for an all-electric, or battery-electric vehicle (BEV). Local governments also pay subsidies.

China to transform pattern of growth

[2010-12-10 10:27]

China will stay the course of sustainable, low-carbon and green development and will never repeat developed countries' old path of high energy consumption and unlimited emissions, China's climate chief negotiator said Wednesday.

Biofuels to power the future

[2010-12-10 09:23]

China's bioethanol production will reach 10 million tons a year by 2020, resulting in a 10 percent drop in oil imports, according to COFCO group, China's largest grain trader.

Official: Stick to Kyoto Protocol

[2010-12-10 08:44]

Confirmation of the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol is the focal issue of the Cancun talks, Xie Zhenhua, head of the Chinese delegation, said in his meeting with representatives of international non-government organizations on the sideline of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun.

International NGO advises China on carbon emissions

[2010-12-10 08:02]

Wind, solar or electrical cars are only a part of the low-carbon chain. There are other links, including investment, markets and logistics.

China refutes proposal on carbon credits

[2010-12-09 09:50]

The European Union's proposal to ban industrial carbon credits from 2013 will hurt the interests of developing and developed countries if it comes into effect, said a Chinese official.

No changes for China's position on emissions

[2010-12-09 09:48]

China has made it clear that the nature of national mitigation actions of developing countries - including China - will not be changed.

US envoy says China seriously dealing with carbon emissions

[2010-12-09 09:24]

China is certainly making serious efforts to deal with carbon emissions, US Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern said Wednesday, adding he has " enormous respect" for what China is doing domestically.

Achieving green goals together

[2010-12-08 15:15]

Accounting for more than 40 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, the United States and China should work together to prevent runaway climate change and demonstrate to the world sustainable, low-carbon development models.

China displays low-carbon efforts at special event in Cancun

[2010-12-08 10:44]

China on Sunday presented to the world its low-carbon strategies and practices at the China Day event on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations climate change conference.