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US to work with China on green economy

[2010-05-13 09:31]

The United States wants to work with China to expand the global economy and promote the development of the green economy, said a US Commerce Department official Wednesday in Beijing.

Society asked to treat rubbish as resource

[2010-05-12 07:27]

The country loses about 20 billion yuan ($2.9 billion) each year due to the lack of recycling programs that would reuse urban rubbish, experts said on Tuesday.

CDM answer to greenhouse gas emissions, expert says

[2010-05-12 07:17]

As the world's largest agricultural nation, China has great potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through the application of a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), experts said.

Proper insulation a way to save energy

[2010-05-10 11:38]

A leading executive from German chemical giant BASF said lack of information about technological advances was a barrier to more progress being made in preventing environmental damage.

Green concepts put to service

[2010-05-10 08:14]

Eco-walls featuring plant receptacles made from recycled plastic at the Theme Pavilion are just some of the creative new technologies adopted at the Expo Garden to spread the green message.

Power points to boost green buses and cars

[2010-05-08 13:18]

Charging stations for electric vehicles are to be placed throughout this East China metropolis to make it easier to run more green buses on its streets.

China makes rapid new energy strides

[2010-05-07 09:01]

China will take radical measures to increase the use of new energy in the 12th Five Year Plan (2011-15), a move that reinforces the nation's commitment to improve the energy mix and reduce pollution.

China makes rapid new energy strides

[2010-05-07 09:01]

China will take radical measures to increase the use of new energy in the 12th Five Year Plan (2011-15), a move that reinforces the nation's commitment to improve the energy mix and reduce pollution.

'Green' plastics for cars, homes

[2010-05-07 07:55]

German specialty chemicals group Lanxess plans to boost the supply of its products to meet growing demand for more environmentally friendly plastics in China.

Green gyms: healthier grist for recycled treadmills

[2010-05-04 08:57]

It's not easy being green, but health clubs are finding that being good to the planet may also reward their bottom line.

China's first million-kW hydro-power units expected by 2020

[2010-04-28 17:24]

China's first domestically made large hydro-power generators with a capacity of more than 1 million kW will go into service before 2020, said Cheng Yongquan, deputy general engineer of the China Three Gorges Corporation.

Forum explores China's low carbon development

[2010-04-26 17:23]

It is imperative that China establish a carbon finance system to participate in international carbon trading and strive for its say in the pricing system, experts attending a forum said, discussing how China should develop its own low carbon economy.

Cnooc to hike LNG imports in green move

[2010-04-24 10:04]

China's largest offshore oil producer Cnooc plans to nearly double its annual imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2020, company President Fu Chengyu said on Friday.

NDRC works out green measures

[2010-04-21 09:38]

More policy tools are being worked out to encourage energy conservation and the use of renewables to propel the development of China's energy-saving industries, an official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said.

Power grid operator charts plan to cut carbon emissions

[2010-04-20 09:53]

China's largest power grid operator State Grid on Monday said it plans to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 10.5 billion tons over the next ten years by using smart grid technologies.

Green energy needs huge spend

[2010-04-20 09:26]

China needs an additional investment of $64 billion annually over the next two decades to implement an "energy-smart" growth strategy, the World Bank said.

Building a cleaner future

[2010-04-19 11:53]

Pre-fabricated apartments with a total floor space of 500,000 sq m will be built in Beijing this year, a move to reduce energy consumed in the building process.

Carbon emission monitoring tower in downtown Beijing

[2010-04-14 11:09]

The first carbon emission monitoring tower in downtown Beijing is being built in a greenbelt square south of Chang'an Avenue in Chongwen District, as part of a program to reduce the city's greenhouse gas emissions, a city official said Tuesday.

China sets on-grid price for 4 solar power stations

[2010-04-12 17:37]

China has set the on-grid tariff for four new utility-level solar power stations in northwestern Ningxia region at 1.15 yuan ($0.169) per kilowatt hour (kWh), sharply lower than 4 yuan/kWh that Beijing approved for two pilot projects in 2008.

Technology key to keeping cutting edge

[2010-04-12 10:11]

Peng Xiaofeng, one of China's leading billionaire entrepreneurs, said it was small operators not prepared to invest in technology that were causing overcapacity in the solar power industry.