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The Tangshanpeng Wind Farm in Shandong Province, China generates 26.45 MW of electricity for nearby Qixia City.

China’s 20% Renewable Energy Commitment Challenges U.S. Utility Industry

China’s massive commitment to renewable energy will create economies of scale that will shatter current price levels around the world.
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U.S. and China Reach Historic Climate Agreement

The agreement is the largest commitment of its kind by far. Can the Republican-led congress block it?
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Work Exchange Brings New Meaning to ‘Made in China’

Keurig Machine Operator Lise Cloutier shares her lessons learned from a work exchange to meet her co-manufacturers in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and…
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Labor and Environment Issues Plague Apple for Third Year

Environmental issues and labor complaints at Chinese plants have put Apple under the microscope for the third year. Suicides, a plant explosion in…

Stronger Local and Trans-border Policies Needed to Tackle Air Pollution

Tougher treaties that penalize polluters while also providing incentives to stop, as well as new technological solutions, are vital for improving global air…
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China Plans World’s Largest CO2 Market While U.S. Drags Its Feet

Upon learning today that China has a plan in place for a carbon emissions "cap and trade" market by 2016, my joy was…
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Beijing Recycling Program Turns Bottles Into Subway Rides

Beijing recycling company expands its bottles-for-subway credit program across the city.
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China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

It might seem like a strange partnership between a nonprofit and a huge nation, but it might work. TNC’s Conservation Blueprint project identified…
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China Leads Global Solar Growth; New PV Capacity Up 232 Percent

China installed 12 GW of new solar PV power generation capacity in 2013, a whopping 232 percent year-over-year increase. New solar PV power…
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Financing Conservation Through Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES)

The need for policies that promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services is more important than ever. World Resource…
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No Tesla Charging Stations? Chinese Business Man Builds His Own

Zong needed a way to get his new Tesla home from the dealership; his idea evolved to a “demonstration of the power of…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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New Solar Tariff on China May Slow Recent U.S. Solar Boom

The Commerce Department recently ruled to impose a solar tariff for Chinese solar products, but it may slow the recent U.S. solar boom,…
Speakers share their thoughts at the U.N. Private Sector Focal Points Meeting, Africa: Advancing Partnerships & Responsible Business Leadership in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 10.

U.N. Global Compact Addresses Sustainable Development in Africa

The event was part of “Africa: Advancing Partnerships and Responsible Business Leadership,” a week-long conference co-sponsored by the U.N. Global Compact. Held in…
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A Triple Play on Climate Change: China, India, U.S. Take Action

The coincidence of the leaders of the world's #1, #2 and #4 carbon emitters taking strong action to reduce CO2 emissions is the…