China explores chemical recycling of plastic waste

23/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Chinese study sees huge potential of chemical recycling in dealing with plastic pollution A recent report has stressed the huge potential of chemical recycling in dealing with plastic pollution, saying the output from the oil-producing recycling approach may potentially equal to two times of that from China’s largest oil production base by 2035. Complied by the Chinese Academy of Macroeconomic Research, the report was unveiled as the world celebrated the […]

China finds mosquito bacteria that fights Dengue and Zika

22/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Chinese study discovers bacteria that fights Dengue and Zika in mosquitoes – resident mosquito gut bacteria disarms viruses and stops the spread of diseases Researchers from the Tsinghua University-Peking University Joint Center for Life Sciences in Beijing have discovered a bacterium that live in the gut of some mosquitoes and secrete an enzyme that rapidly acidifies the insect’s gut making it so inhospitable that dengue, Zika, and other disease-causing virus cannot survive in […]

‘Peak China’ is a Western myth

21/04/2024 CEN_net 0

So called “Peak China” is simply a Western campaign for China to commit economic suicide Foreword: A few days ago the European Union announced it would launch a subsidy investigation into Chinese wind turbine suppliers in several EU countries, as the bloc steps up trade protectionism against China’s new-energy industries –  the fourth such “investigation” of Chinese industries by the EU within two months. The Global Times points out that […]

Green Transport: Ethiopia’s Chinese Electric Buses

20/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Chinese electric buses introduced to Ethiopia to advance green transport agenda In Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, the city’s mounting gridlock is creating safety and health risks, producing more greenhouse gas emissions and impeding economic development.  Ethiopia became a member of the BRICS bloc of emerging economies on January 1, 2024. In late March 2024, the Ethiopian government launced an electric bus service as part of the countries efforts to […]

Sustainability driving China’s next economic transformation

19/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Writing in the South China Morning Post, analyst Lub Bun Chong reflects on the fact that many Western narratives “red-flag” China’s economic situation but in doing so do not grasp that these are the side-effects of the transformations China initiated in 2014 by ushering in a “new normal” and ditching high GDP targets. Resources that are not wasted on blindly chasing GDP growth are either conserved or judiciously utilised. China’s […]

Climate change, not cloud seeding, responsible for UAE flood

19/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Crazy and baseless rumours are circulating that the recent flood in the BRICS-member United Arab Emirates was caused by cloud seeding. No so. There was no recent cloud seeding activity conducted prior to the storm. It was totally compatible with the impacts of climate change. Certain forces will do all they can to confuse people on global warming and its affect on climate. See text from the Times of India […]

Winds of Change: China’s wind turbines

18/04/2024 CEN_net 0

The Winds of Change: Why the EU is investigating China’s wind turbines? When the European Commission (EC) initiated an investigation into subsidies allegedly provided to Chinese wind turbine suppliers, an undeniable undertone of scepticism made itself heard that China’s exponential advance in renewable energy must have involved factors beyond the market. But is that really the case? Over the past two decades, China’s wind power capacity has soared from just […]

EU to limit Chinese wind turbines?

17/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Photo: A wind farm in China’s northern Hebei province. Like solar panels, EVs and lithium-ion batteries, China saw robust growth in exports of wind turbines last year: Xinhua EU limits on Chinese wind turbines could jeopardise climate targets On 9 April, 2024 the European Union announced it would launch a subsidy investigation into Chinese wind turbine suppliers in several EU countries, as the bloc steps up trade protectionism against China’s […]

CEN Library Archive on Facebook closed

17/04/2024 CEN_net 0

The China Environment News Facebook group “CEN Library Archive” has been closed and the articles moved to our main website (i.e. this one). To view those articles go to this web link: This does NOT have any affect on our main China Environment Net on Facebook group which can be found at: Thanks, Admin.

China solar for Suriname remote villages

13/04/2024 CEN_net 0

BRI: China helps Suriname solve power shortage in remote villages Under the Belt and Road Initiative, China is helping local people in remote areas build small hybrid power plants in the South American country of Suriname. Nine of the villages are so remote that diesel can only be brought in by boat on the river. In May 2018 Suriname signed a memorandum of understanding with China to jointly build the […]