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Rain to hit most regions in China

Weather authorities said Tuesday that rain would hit most parts of China Wednesday, the first day of the country's annual college entrance exam.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/6 14:46:00

US faces risk of missing out on next global industry by pulling out of Paris deal

The US faces the risk of missing out on the next global industry, Thomas Friedman said in Beijing on Friday, after Donald Trump announced to pull the country out of Paris pact.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/2 18:48:39

China to tackle climate change "steadfastly": premier

China will continue to work steadfastly to implement the commitment of the Paris climate deal and join hands with all parties to tackle climate change, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told reporters in Berlin on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/2 8:28:17

Heavy rainfall expected in south China

China's southern areas are bracing for torrential rain in the coming days, China's national weather observatory said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 14:53:28

China stably extracts ‘combustible ice’

China may be on the cusp of a major energy revolution after successfully collecting samples of "combustible ice" in the South China Sea, a top official said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/18 23:36:36

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region to suffer from ozone pollution

Heavy air pollution, including high ground level ozone (O3) levels, is likely to hit Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and some of its neighboring areas in the coming days, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/18 23:36:19

Water level of Huaihe River reaches 13.20 meters in E China's Jiangsu

Fishing boats anchor in Huai'an section of the Huaihe River in east China's Jiangsu Province, May 15, 2017. Due to torrential rain and the flow of water from upper reaches, water level of Jiangsu section of the Huaihe River has reached 13.20 meters recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/16 11:27:38

1,278 officials held accountable in latest environmental inspections

A total of 1,278 officials have been held accountable for inadequate environmental protection in the latest round of state inspections, according to a statement released Friday by the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/12 14:28:28

China tackles waste problem at Mt. Qomolangma campsites

A huge clean-up campaign has been launched by Tibet Autonomous Region, southwest China, to remove the waste and debris left by hikers at campsites across the high-altitude area of Mount Qomolangma.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 13:58:00

Tibet bans crossing of nature reserve

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned visitors from passing through a state nature reserve to access other areas, as an environmental protection measure.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:41:56

China's sandy weather to weaken

The national observatory said Saturday the sandy and dusty weather in China will weaken in force, but some areas will still be hit by sandstorms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 10:55:13

Gale hits northern part of China

Photo taken on May 5, 2017 shows dust shrouded buildings in Linfen City, north China's Shanxi Province. A gale hit northern part of China Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 8:33:28

Beijing pledges zero tolerance to fake environmental data

Beijing's environment authorities on Friday vowed zero tolerance to falsification of environmental figures, after Net users complained that mist cannons, or the "magic smog cleaner," are used around the capital's air quality monitoring stations so that the data gathered will be more "satisfying."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/5 23:28:39

Air pollution more than half of environmental complaints in China

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) received information from more than 88,000 members of the public about pollution in the first quarter of 2017, with air pollution topping complaints, it said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 8:27:48

$13.7b earmarked to control sources of sandstorms hitting Beijing, Tianjin

Beijing on Thursday released the year's first blue alert for sandstorms, as sand and dust swept over the capital, obscuring visibility and seriously polluting the air.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 17:08:39

Sandstorms sweep through northern China

A sandstorm swept over large swathes of north China including Beijing on Thursday, turning the sky yellow and obscuring visibility.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 14:05:43

Neutron research can facilitate stress tests of vehicles, enhancing safety

China's top science authority has announced that the construction of the China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) has been finished in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province, and the equipment is now being installed and tested.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 17:23:39

Water firm slams critics of planned factory in Russia

A Chinese mineral water company planning to build a bottled water factory near Lake Baikal in Russia denied that its construction would damage the local ecology, calling the petition against its construction "groundless."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 22:53:39