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2009-06-15 21:57:00

SINGAPORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the global economy goes through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, countries in Asia Pacific have not been spared and experienced a slowdown in economic growth. In the first quarter of 2009, China's GDP expanded by 6.1%, its slowest in the last 10 years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) According to Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Consultant of Environmental & Building Technologies Practice Ranajay...

2009-01-07 07:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: HK08235), recently released its article on China's environmental protection industry. China's environmental protection industry covers a variety of equipment and services and often overlaps with other industries. In a more narrow sense, it is an industry which provides...

2008-09-12 09:00:24

China Focus: China's environment watchdog warns leaders of penalties over pollution failures F JINAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China's environment watchdog has warned local government leaders that they face penalties over failures to clean up the country's major rivers and lakes. The Ministry of Environment Protection on Wednesday put the leaders of 21 provincial-level governments on notice that they would be held personally accountable for the continued pollution of seven main waterways....

2008-08-23 06:00:28

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Beijing To Adopt Stricter Environment Measures After Olympics: official"] BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) - Beijing will continue to face tough environmental challenges after the Olympics and will adopt stricter measures to cope with pollution, an environment official said on Saturday. Du Shaozhong, deputy director of the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, told a press conference that some...

2008-08-17 18:00:37

By Cultice, Curt U.S. Commercial Service unites U.S. firm with Chinese company in $100 million deal Larry Hunt knows the coal mining business as well as anybody. After all, he came from an Eastern Kentucky coal mining family, first working the mines with his father in 1962. In later years, Hunt developed expertise in the engineering sector and pursued innovative clean coal technologies. Now, Hunt's dream has come full circle, culminating in a $100 million agreement to help China address...

2008-08-06 09:00:30

China's environment watchdog expands BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has expanded, with three new departments. These are the Department for Control of Pollutant Discharge, the Environment Monitoring Department, and the Department of Publicity and Education. "The reshuffle is conducive to the historic improvement of environmental protection," said Zhou Shengxian, minister of the MEP, at the ministry's mobilization meeting on July 25. "We...

2008-07-31 09:00:34

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld: China May Expand Industry, Traffic Control for Cleaner Air during Olympics"] Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) - Beijing and the neighbouring areas may impose stricter measures to curb industrial and vehicle emission in case of serious air pollution during the Olympics, according to China's environmental watchdog. Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Province will expand their current curbs on cars...

2008-07-16 15:01:03

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the China industry is available in its catalogue. China Industrial Dedusting Industry Report, 2008 http://www.reportlinker.com/p091182/China-Industrial-Dedusting-Industry-Report-2008.html China is still in the stage that its industries, including heavy chemical industry, power, building materials and steel, are developing rapidly. These raw materials and energy industries not only incur heavy pollution but also...

2008-07-16 15:00:29

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the China industry is available in its catalogue. China Sewage Treatment Industry Report, 2008 http://www.reportlinker.com/p091180/China-Sewage-Treatment-Industry-Report-2008.html China sewage treatment industry is in a stage of rapid development and has huge market potential. By the end of 2007, China's sewage treatment capacity has reached 80 million tons per day, and urban sewage treatment rate has hit 58%....

2008-06-28 12:02:22

Researchers say China's efforts to supply its booming capital of Beijing with water are falling short, which could force officials to shut down industries there. The report by the Canadian firm Probe International says massive efforts underway to divert water from other parts of the country, including Tibet, won't be enough to keep the city in potable water, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. With each new project to tap water somewhere else, demand for water (in Beijing) only...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.