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Shanghai to reduce PM2.5 20% by 2017

[2013-10-19 00:28]

Shanghai unveiled its Clean Air Action Plan on Friday, which aims to reduce the concentration of PM2.5 by 20 percent to the 2012 level by 2017.

UK hails Chinese nuclear investment

[2013-10-18 08:37]

UK welcomes Chinese investment in the next generation of nuclear power plants,said Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

Central government: 5b yuan reward for reducing pollution

[2013-10-18 08:13]

All allocated by year's end based on local performance

Capitals work together on pollution

[2013-10-18 08:10]

A deal signed with London this week to help tackle air pollution in Beijing will solve pollution problems through international cooperation.

Winds of change at turbine maker

[2013-10-18 08:08]

A leading wind-turbine manufacturer, Sinovel Wind Group Co, said on Thursday it would dispose some of its domestic fixed assets.

China to price carbon before US

[2013-10-17 07:24]

China is expected to introduce its own carbon-pricing schemes in the coming years. So this is a very good time for other countries to do the same.

Shaping the future of sustainable energy in Asia-Pacific

[2013-10-16 21:32]

Total primary energy demand in Asia and the Pacific alone is expected to nearly double between 2010 and 2030.

China offers rewards for fighting air pollution

[2013-10-15 10:12]

China said on Monday it would give rewards amounting to 5 billion yuan ($816.91 million) for curbing air pollution in six regions.

Govt offers 5b yuan to fight pollution

[2013-10-15 08:43]

The central government said on Monday it is offering a total of 5 billion yuan ($818 million) in financial rewards to Beijing and its neighboring provinces.
China budgets funds to cut air pollution
Draft regulation raises fines for polluters

Climate change communication experts meet in Beijing

[2013-10-15 08:43]

Climate change experts met in Beijing over the weekend to discuss trends and problems in communicating issues around global warming.

Carbon tax to come in China

[2013-10-11 07:26]

As Australia moves to scrap its pioneering carbon-pricing scheme, China is expected to have seven pilot pricing systems in place no later than 2015.

Industrial association to boost smart city

[2013-10-10 15:44]

China's first national smart city industrial association was founded in Beijing to boost the development of smart technologies and help meet its urbanization challenges.

Hurdles remain for vehicle curbs

[2013-10-10 08:55]

Attempts to halve the number of vehicles on Beijing's roads on days when there are seriously high levels of pollution still face challenges, experts say.

China plans geological environmental warning system

[2013-10-10 08:55]

China is planning a geological environment warning system in a bid to issue timely warnings of environmental risks.

6 people jailed for polluting water supplies

[2013-10-10 07:22]

Six men responsible for an illegal chemical discharge received jail sentences ranging from two to five years in a Shanghai court on Wednesday.

Rescuing solar power

[2013-10-09 14:30]

China has introduced measures to curb photovoltaic overcapacity while seeking to expand domestic demand.

A good basis for action on 'carbon budget'

[2013-10-08 07:17]

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has established a solid basis for both international and national action.

A smog-filled Beijing targets polluting cars to clean up air

[2013-10-08 00:12]

Beijing was shrouded in the heaviest smog in months, and neighboring Tianjin municipality and Hebei province were no exception. Special: Air pollution Increased funding needed to monitor air quality

Increased funding needed to monitor air quality: experts

[2013-10-07 23:35]

Establishing a long-term system to guarantee funding for air quality monitoring will show China's resolve to fight pollution, environmental officials and experts say.

China to monitor smog impact on health

[2013-10-06 10:35]

China will build a nation-wide network to monitor the impact of air pollution on health, a latest step to deal with smog crisis in big cities.