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Air Pollution in China is Killing More Than a Million People a Year

Air pollution levels in China have reached catastrophic proportions. According to research newly published by Berkeley Earth, air pollution kills more than 4,000…
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Coming Soon: The End of Coal

Thanks to a concerted campaign by environmentalists and huge progress in renewables, coal is (finally) on the way out.
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3p Weekend: 6 Most Innovative Public Spaces of 2015

Every year, the Urban Land Institute recognizes outstanding examples of successful public spaces that have "socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their…
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California Achieves Economic Growth Without Growing Emissions

California is proving to the rest of America that economic success does not require increased pollution. The state recently reached an economic development…
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The Great Fall of China (Or So They Keep Telling Us)

The world keeps citing the rising number of environmental protests as a sign of China’s impending doom. It is true that the occurrence…
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Will China’s Environmental Cleanup Catch Up With Its Economic Development?

China’s green energy program is one of the largest, and most underreported, in the world. However, economic development is also a priority to…
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China Pilots Its First National Park System

The Chinese government announced a plan for the country's first national park system earlier this month. It's modeled after the U.S. system, first…
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Developing Nations’ Renewable Investments to Exceed Those of Developed World

The combined clean energy investment of developing countries, including China, Brazil, India and South Africa, totaled $131 billion in 2014, only 6 percent…
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Apple Talks Corporate Social Responsibility

Get an inside glimpse of Apple's corporate responsibility effort from Jacky Haynes, senior director of supplier responsibility for the tech giant.
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A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…
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Couture Smog Masks Unveiled At China Fashion Week

We’ve all seen the powerful images of residents in China’s most polluted cities wearing face masks to protect themselves against the dangerous levels…
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Documentary on China’s Air Pollution Spurs National Debate, Government Censorship

Last week, "Under The Dome," a biting documentary about China’s air pollution problem went viral in the country, garnering more than 300 million…
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Has China Reached Peak Coal?

According to energy data released by the Chinese government last week, the country’s consumption of coal fell by 2.9 percent in 2014 –…
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China Leads in Contributions to Pacific Garbage Patch

A team of researchers looked at coastal communities with mismanaged waste to figure out the largest culprits.
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Indian Government Blocks Greenpeace Activist From Traveling

While the Indian government is very progressive in its policies regarding energy, there is a hard stop when there is a perceived threat…