Business / Policy

Chinese, Germany suggest solar panel talk

[2012-08-30 18:09]

China and Europe should try to resolve their current dispute over solar panel import duty through consultations and avoid anti-dumping proceedings.

Environmental assessments go online

[2012-08-30 02:20]

China's environmental protection agencies have been ordered to publish environmental impact assessment reports on their websites from Sept 1.

Environmental assessments go online

[2012-08-30 02:20]

China's environmental protection agencies have been ordered to publish environmental impact assessment reports on their websites from Sept 1.

China-EU talks needed over solar trade

[2012-08-23 02:24]

China New Energy Chamber of Commerce said on Wednesday as it called for dialogue to settle the anti-dumping investigation dispute.

China to invest 2.37t yuan in energy-saving projects

[2012-08-22 02:24]

The investment plan in major energy-saving projects during the 12th Five-Year Plan period is to save an equivalent of 300 million tons of coal.

Carbon trading scheme launched

[2012-08-17 06:36]

Shanghai on Thursday launched a pilot carbon emission rights trading scheme in a bid to encourage carbon emission reductions.

China raises 2015 solar power installation target

[2012-07-03 14:14]

China, the biggest supplier of solar power panels, quadrupled a domestic installation goal for solar energy projects to 21 gigawatts by 2015.

China to invest 38b yuan in water-efficient farming

[2012-06-27 09:52]

Chinese authorities will create a fund worth 38 billion yuan ($1.27 billion) by 2015 to develop water-efficient farms.

China issues auto trade-in program for 2012

[2012-06-14 09:01]

China's Ministry of Finance issued an old-for-new trade-in auto program for 2012, to boost the auto market and facilitate its emissions-reduction efforts.

Qinghai commits to green economy

[2012-06-11 17:21]

Qinghai province has ruled out a number of environmentally unfriendly projects at an annual investment and trade fair to show its commitment to a green economy.

Water plan to take effect by 2012

[2012-06-11 09:42]

By the end of 2012, a water resource allocation plan for 25 rivers that flow through more than one province will be put into use.

Vice-premier stresses biodiversity protection

[2012-06-06 10:12]

Vice-Premier Li has called for more efforts to protect China's biodiversity and promote green development to improving the environment.

China to revive cash-for-clunkers pogram

[2012-05-29 14:29]

The State Council agreed to revive financial incentives for consumers to trade in their passenger cars to help increase demand in the world's biggest vehicle market.

Govt to launch incentives for used cars

[2012-05-29 10:47]

China's cabinet agreed to re-introduce incentives that encourage consumers to trade in cars to help stoke the demand for those vehicles.

China to beef up 'green' efforts

[2012-05-25 10:15]

Central government-funded expenditures on energy savings and emission reductions, and renewable energies development will total 97.9b yuan this year.

China continues opposition to EU emissions plan

[2012-05-24 09:49]

China's civil aviation authority on Wednesday reiterated its opposition to the European Union's imposition of an emissions trading plan on global aviation.

Beijing to reduce construction site pollution

[2012-05-23 14:22]

Construction companies in Beijing will need to keep a close eye on emissions of dust and other forms of pollution at their existing construction sites if they want to bid on new projects.

Government funds green purchases

[2012-05-17 13:20]

China will provide financial subsidies of 26.5 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) to stimulate the consumption of energy-saving products.

Green credit criteria taking shape

[2012-05-16 17:00]

China is working on criteria with which to evaluate the implementation of its green credit policy by banks and enterprises.

Beijing to eliminate heavy polluters

[2012-05-10 09:48]

Beijing plans to eliminate 66 highly polluting enterprises to improve the city's air quality, the city's environmental protection bureau said.