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China hits 5-yr plan target for emissions reduction

[2010-12-01 15:45]

China's chief negotiator to the UN climate change talks in Cancun has said that since 2006 the country has emitted 10 percent less pollution than the previous five years.

China approves more hydropower amid clean energy push

[2010-11-30 10:22]

China has approved several new hydropower projects recently, in a sign that the government is speeding up development of clean energy.

A goldmine in greens

[2010-11-29 13:36]

A special group of migrant workers working lands abandoned by locals for factories in the Pearl River Delta are discovering a fortune in vegetable growing.

China's green industry boosts inward investment

[2010-11-27 09:53]

Partly as a response to the global climate challenge, China's booming green industry has become the engine that boosts global economic cooperation and encourages investment into the country.

CNOOC to increase new energy production

[2010-11-27 09:20]

CNOOC, China's largest offshore oil producer, said new energy will account for 40 to 50 percent of the company's total energy produced during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015).

New strategies for power companies

[2010-11-26 11:01]

Global power conglomerates are shaping their new strategy in the world's fastest-growing green economy as China lays out its economic guidelines for the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015).

New strategies for power companies

[2010-11-26 07:57]

Global power conglomerates are shaping their new strategy in the world's fastest-growing green economy as China lays out its economic guidelines for the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015).

Growing emission credit market lures foreign partners

[2010-11-26 07:57]

BEIJING - Global environmental exchange operators are seeking partnerships in China to assure a place in the fledgling carbon emission trading market as the nation heads toward becoming a world leader in the low-carbon sector.

Cold climate sparks warm view

[2010-11-26 07:53]

It was in one of the most desolate places where Li Lina discovered a new view of the world - immaculate floating ice in the Antarctic gleaming of purest azure, a fleecy snow blanket molding the wildness into a smooth glaring white and waddling penguins that looked like tap dancers.

Emission control efforts bring business opportunities

[2010-11-25 15:26]

Li Zongwei, chief financial officer of a solar energy company, was passionate while talking about the company's plan.

Danfoss sees green potential in smaller cities

[2010-11-25 14:08]

Danfoss Group, one of the largest industrial companies in Denmark, is stepping up its efforts to tap opportunities in China's second- and third-tier cities in a bid to promote energy conservation and business expansion.

China to get tougher in energy saving, emission reduction

[2010-11-25 13:26]

China will resort to more legal, technical and fiscal measures for greater progress in energy saving and emission reduction over the next 5 years, said officials attending the China International Green Industry Forum 2010 in Beijing Wednesday.

Heavy load for loadermaker

[2010-11-25 09:53]

Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co Ltd, China's fourth-largest producer of loaders, with the backing of majority investor Volvo, has taken the lead among domestic players to restructure its product line-up and cater to the rising demand for energy-efficient machines.

Cameco to supply uranium to China's nuclear power company

[2010-11-25 09:47]

Cameco Corp signed a long-term agreement to supply 29 million pounds of uranium concentrate to China's State-owned nuclear power company.

NDRC: Energy-saving targets within sight

[2010-11-25 09:29]

China's energy consumption per unit of GDP fell 3 percent in the first three quarters year-on-year and the nation is likely to achieve the energy-saving targets of the 11th Five-Year Plan (2006-2010) by the end of this year, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Wednesday.

Shanghai pollution reaches a new high

[2010-11-25 07:57]

China's largest metropolis has suffered from high levels of pollution since early November, with pollution index figures far higher than those recorded during the six months of the World Expo.

Green energy powers grasslands

[2010-11-24 15:08]

Xilin Gol has abundant land with open grassland and sandy soil, and is sparsely populated, with five people per square kilometer. It is hard not to be impressed with the spectacular sight of hundreds of wind turbines on its plains and meandering hills.

A new concept for Chinese city planning

[2010-11-24 13:45]

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planning body, has selected a number of pilot cities to tackle the problem of carbon emissions and energy consumption.

China mulls green tax

[2010-11-24 13:32]

The Chinese government is considering an environmental tax, and also discussing a tax on carbon emissions, reported Wednesday, citing an official.

China vows to 'effectively control' emissions in next 5 yrs

[2010-11-23 11:18]

China on Tuesday published its annual report on climate change, vowing to "effectively control" greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years.