Latest Environment of China Stories

Study Finds Link Between Air Quality And Cardiovascular Problems At Beijing Olympics
2012-05-16 09:49:42

While the corruption of Chinese official Bo Xilai and the escape of blind dissident Chen Guangcheng have captured mainstream news headlines, a medical discovery revolving around the air quality at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has recently been publicized.

2012-04-27 22:17:03

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda.

China Pollution Costing Economy Billions Of Dollars
2012-02-15 14:00:55

Despite improvements in air quality, the economic impact of air pollution in China costs billions of dollars in health care, report researchers from MIT.

2011-02-22 06:00:00

An independent assessment of air pollution in China by the US embassy showed that the thick smog covering Beijing went “beyond” measurable levels on Monday, as a Chinese official warned its citizens to avoid outdoor activities.

2010-11-12 11:40:00

BEIJING, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

2010-09-07 13:05:00

A top Chinese official was quoted Monday as saying that the number of vehicles on the country's roads will more than double to at least 200 million by 2020.

2010-06-16 18:29:00

Fully-staffed office to work directly with product manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific region to certify products for low chemical emissions and help reduce indoor air pollution BEIJING, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major move toward global expansion, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) announced today the successful debut of its overseas operations in Beijing, China--including the launch of its new Chinese Web site, www.greenguard.org.cn.

2009-11-02 15:18:23

Official efforts to protect China's environment have had some success, although severe problems remain and some are still worsening.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.