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Beijing mulls regulation on sorting of trash in residences

Beijing is mulling a regulation on garbage sorting, which requires not only companies and institutions but also residents to conduct waste collection, an official said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 22:12:44

Chinese nuclear power plants open up to public to prove confidence in safety

No nuclear events above Level 2 on the International Nuclear Event Scale has ever occurred in China
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 18:53:40

Xinjiang turns 1.2 mln hectares of marginal farmland into forests

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has turned nearly 1.2 million hectares of marginal farmland into forests by the end of 2018, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/12 17:30:27

Pollutant density reduced in China despite economy boom

The global celebration of World Environment Day kicked off in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, showing China's progress and determination to curb air pollution.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 22:33:40

Beijing uses drone for pine trees health monitoring

Beijing has used drones to conduct health monitoring of pine trees in the city's northwest Yanqing district, according to Beijing Evening News on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/4 17:45:14

'Carbon neutral' environment conference begins in Hangzhou

A conference on China's environmental policy consulting kicked off Monday ahead of the World Environment Day, in the hope of realizing zero carbon emissions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 21:08:40

Specialists express higher expectations for China's actions in handling climate change

Environment specialists said they have high expectations China will play a more proactive role in building global climate governance during a forum in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 20:28:40

Relocation of southwestern Tibetan township gives villagers new opportunities on life

"I used to make a living by working on the family farm and, at times of the year when there was less farming work, doing various part-time jobs outside my village such as waiting tables, promoting sales and handing out leaflets," Lobsang Norbu told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 16:18:40

Improvements to Beijing's air quality not at the expense of Hebei, Tianjin: official

China's chief environment monitor said that it is misleading to suggest that Beijing's air quality has improved at the expense of neighboring cities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 16:03:40

Drought in Yunnan to hurt sugar output

Persistent drought in southwest China's Yunnan Province has resulted in less sugarcane output this year, the provincial department of industry and information technology said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 16:56:33

China's Green Life Day kicks off to lift people's awareness of environmental protection

China initiated its first Green Life Day on Sunday, aiming to raise awareness of protecting the environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 17:38:50

China makes notable progress in rural clean-up campaign

China has made remarkable progress in a nationwide rural clean-up campaign, the country's agricultural ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/24 10:59:54

Carbon sink trade brings hope to China's struggling forestry industry after logging ban

Wuerqihan looks like it was sealed by time. The town center mainly features old single-storey houses, a sign of a lagging-behind rural area in China. Not many infrastructural construction projects could be spotted here. The roads are mainly built by cement or earth. A water tower with colorful painting is the most outstanding building in town.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 17:28:40

China issues regulation on environment damage judicial expertise

China issued a regulation on the practice scope of environment damage judicial expertise institutions and individuals, according to the Ministry of Justice Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 9:56:03

Modern beekeeping methods help pull southwestern township out of poverty

Dolma, a 53-year-old mother from the Tibetan ethnic group in Yangla township of the Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, who lived in poverty for decades, now lives a better life through beekeeping and supports her daughter who is in graduate school.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 19:23:14

Implementation plan for national ecological civilization pilot zone unveiled

China has unveiled "the Implementation Plan for the National Ecological Civilization Pilot Zone (Hainan)," foreseeing comprehensive experiments of ecological civilization system reform to be carried out in the southern island province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/13 19:21:48

Greening efforts of Xiongan showcased at horticultural expo

The Xiongan New Area in north China's Hebei Province showcased its afforestation and greening efforts as well as its green development concept at the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 14:45:30

Offshore Technology Conference good platform to learn, showcase advanced tech

A Chinese energy industry insider has hailed the offshore Technology Conference (OTC), saying that the world's largest annual oil and gas trade show serves as a wonderful platform for global companies to learn and showcase advanced technologies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 12:50:53