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Kubuqi: Chinese solution to desertification control lauded

Kubuqi model

The sixth Kubuqi International Desert Forum was held from Saturday, July 29 to Sunday, July 30, 2017 in the Kubuqi Desert in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, northern China. Participating guests from other countries visited Kubuqi and witnessed the successful practices of Kubuqi’s desertification control. The forum, it was gathered, offered them better understanding of the Kubuqi Model. They believe that the Kubuqi ...

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Images: China plans ‘forest city’

Forest City

China is planning a new “forest city” that will be covered in one million plants and 40,000 trees. Work is expected to be complete on Liuzhou Forest City, located in the southern mountain area of Guangxi, by 2020. It is hoped that the extra plant-life will absorb almost 10,000 tonnes of CO2 and 57 tonnes of pollutants annually and well ...

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China launches five ‘green finance’ pilot zones

Guangzhou Guangdong province

China has launched five pilot zones to promote “green finance” and help pay for a war on pollution that is expected to cost at least ¥3 trillion ($440 billion) a year, according to notices published by the central bank on Monday, June 26, 2017. The five zones will be set up in the provinces of Guangdong, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Zhejiang, as ...

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Part of world’s longest cross-desert highway opens

China Desert Highway

Part of the world’s longest cross-desert highway is set to open at the end of June 2017, with the rest of the road scheduled to open in 2019. The road links the Chinese capital Beijing to the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Stretching 2,540 kilometres, the highway passes through six regions and provinces. The landmark highway, which cost 37 billion yuan ...

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China unveils largest floating solar plant

The floating solar power plant

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. Long reviled for its carbon emission record, this appears to be the Chinese government’s latest achievement in its ongoing effort to lead the world in renewable energy adoption. Located in the city of Huainan in the Anhui province, the 40-megawatt ...

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California, China sign agreement on climate, cleantech

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The government of California and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology announced on Monday, June 5, 2017 that they would work together to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other “climate-positive” trade and investment opportunities. California and China agreed to establish the California-China Clean Technology Partnership, designed to drive innovation and commercialisation in areas such as ...

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Financial app reduces carbon footprint of 200 million Chinese consumers

Eric Jing

Some 200 million Chinese users of a digital payment giant are now using an app that gamifies carbon footprint tracking – cutting greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrating the massive potential of Fintech (financial technology) for supporting sustainable development. A report released on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by the Green Digital Finance Alliance, which works to make the benefits of greening ...

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UNDP, Chinese bike sharing platform raise climate awareness

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and ofo, a Beijing-based start-up company that has become the world’s first and largest bike sharing platform, are joining forces to raise public awareness about climate change. The partnership will also provide financial support to innovative projects that address urban environmental challenges, expected to reach 100 million people, including school children, with campaign messages ...

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China, India lead global renewable energy transition

wind power

To reach the Paris Agreement climate goal, and stay under 2°C warming, emissions will need to peak in the coming years and be reduced to zero by 2050. China, India and the US play a key role in achieving this target as they emit over 50% of the global CO2emissions and are by far the largest markets for renewable energies. ...

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Wenger rejects £30m record offer from China

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Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has turned down an offer to leave the Gunners and move to China as manager, despite the offer of a mouth-watering £30 million a year. This stunning offer from China would have made him the world highest-paid manager in the world. Reports say an unnamed Chinese club was prepared to pay Wenger £30 milion-a-year net, twice ...

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