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Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study

A Chinese boom in solar panel installation last year helped drive global investment in renewable clean energy technology to record levels, a new study showed Tuesday, 16 January...

19 Jan 2018

CHINA

China's 'sponge cities' aim to re-use 70% of rainwater - here's how

Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas...

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley 15 Sep 2017

CHINA

Chinese market electrifying for 'green' cars

Government subsidies are fuelling a boom in electric vehicles in China, driving hopes for the industry's global future as the world's biggest car market offers economies...

8 Feb 2016

CHINA

An emerging renewables superpower: China's climate pledge guns for green growth

It's official. On Tuesday, 30 June 2015, China submitted its emissions-reduction goals to the United Nations, in the lead-up to the Paris climate summit in December this year...

By John Mathews 2 Jul 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Chinese firm picked to help build UK tidal power plant

A Chinese company has been selected to help build the world's first artificial tidal lagoon to generate clean electricity for British homes, the company behind the project said...

8 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Bigger is better says motor industry

Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.

11 Mar 2013

UNITED STATES

Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012