China Outpacing Rest of World in Natural Resource Use

GLOBE-Net, August 8, 2013 – China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among the most successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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Promoting Trans-Pacific Cooperation in a New Energy Era

GLOBE-Net, June 25, 2013 – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and The National Bureau of Asian Research today released a report that provides policy recommendations to enhance trans-Pacific cooperation while also addressing environmental challenges.  The 2013 Summit...
Posted On 25 Jun 2013
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China to target polluters with tougher fines and penalties

China’s Supreme Court and environmental protection agencies have issued a new judicial explanations that will impose harsher punishments on polluters.                                                                       GLOBE-Net June 18, 2013 – China’s Supreme...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013
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US – China Agreement could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions

 US – China Agreement to cut super greenhouse gases opens door to climate mitigation to 2020 GLOBE-Net, June 17, 2013 – The US – China Agreement to use the Montreal Protocol to cut super greenhouse gases signed by U.S. President Obama and China’s President...
Posted On 17 Jun 2013

China Greentech Report 2013 – China at a Crossroads

 The China Greentech Initiative has released the fourth in the series of annual China Greentech Reports. GLOBE-Net, June 4, 2013 – The China Greentech Initiative (CGTI) has released The China Greentech Report 2013: China at a Crossroads, the fourth in the series of annual...
Posted On 04 Jun 2013

How Are China’s Overseas Investments Affecting the Environment?

  GLOBE-Net, May 16, 2013 – Chinese overseas investments are rapidly increasing. As of 2011, China’s outward foreign direct investments (OFDI) spread across 132 countries and regions and topped USD 60 billion annually, ranking ninth globally according to U.N....
Posted On 16 May 2013

China is Reaching Out for Help to Deal with Climate Change

  GLOBE-Net, April 30, 2013 – China has often been criticized for its high level of greenhouse gas emissions and its uneven record with respect to enforcing environmental standards and regulations. While there is much on the environmental agenda in China that can be...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

California and China to Co-operate on Low-Carbon Economy

GLOBE-Net, April 15, 2013 – After more than a year of preparatory work, the industrial powerhouse of Guangdong Province and the State of California have launched a new climate change partnership to share tools and strategies for policy, trade, and investment in low carbon...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013