China News

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Lack of progress at Nairobi talks aimed at brokering a global nature deal leave environmentalists frustrated, with much to do ahead of the make-or-break COP15 in December.
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China’s ‘war on pollution’ is working — data shows a steep decline in particulate pollution across the country. But air quality improvements could soon plateau if China relies too much on policies from a ‘command-and-control’ playbook, experts warn.
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Financial help for irreversible climate damage was a key sticking point at the latest UN climate talks, with anger from developing nations growing.
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Following 2021’s electricity shortages, plans show a tension between ensuring supplies and guiding reform during crucial few years for the energy transition.
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China Opinion

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It is a complex problem that requires creative solutions and lots of collaboration.
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Authoritarian governments have weaponised online tools and platforms to control journalists and stifle freedom of expression.
Women and climate action
The "shadow pandemic" of sexual and gender-based violence during the Covid-19 crisis shows that it will be up to women themselves to topple the structural hurdles that have left them vulnerable. Fortunately, the past two years have shown that this is possible, with many examples revealing how all of society benefits.
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Despite widespread recognition that women are underrepresented in climate and conservation fora, the problem persists. Given that women face the greatest risks from environmental crises and have been shown to deliver better environmental policy results, this status quo is both unjust and shortsighted.
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China Videos

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On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
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EB Studio What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
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There are large financial and environmental benefits from reducing waste, says a recent report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
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China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
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China Podcasts

Greenwashing has become a growing problem
Greenwashing has become a big problem for consumers, investors and regulators as brands spend millions on marketing their sustainability credentials. Eco-Business asked expert communicators Janissa Ng and James Lorenz why greenwashing is so dangerous, and what can be done to stop spin in sustainability communications.
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EB Studio The built environment's sprawling carbon footprint can be reined in by giving old buildings a 'climate makeover' as cities grow. The Eco-Business Podcast talks to Vinod Jethani about the benefits and challenges of retrofitting old buildings.
Ice caps and a warming planet
"We have a choice about the speed of sea-level rise." The Eco-Business Podcast talks to climate scientist Professor Ben Horton about how close the world is to reaching crucial climate tipping points, and what can be done to stop runaway climate change.
The Eco-Business Podcast
Eco-Business talks to Peter Kiernan, lead energy analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, to unpack a new landmark report from the International Energy Agency, which proposes an immediate ban on fossil fuels extraction to curb global warming.
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