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 […]

China’s advantage in green manufacturing

08/04/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s advantage in green manufacturing is blessing for climate action “Washington’s longing for China to slow down its green technology innovation and exports in order to give US companies more time to catch up is laughable.” US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on March 27, 2024 alleged that a jump in China’s green technology exports is “problematic” for the US and the world, particularly at a time when the US is […]

China’s plan for equipment renewal boosts green transition

07/04/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s climate goals: action plan calling for renewal of equipment can also boost green transition In a circular issued on March 13, 2024, the State Council, China’s cabinet, released an action plan to promote large-scale equipment renewals and trade-ins of consumer goods to propel the high-quality development of its economy and to boost investment and consumption. The South China Morning Post reported that in adition to stimulating the economy, the […]

Chinese solid-state 2000 km EV battery

04/04/2024 CEN_net 0

New Chinese solid-state battery to give EVs 2000 km range A solid-state battery developer in China has unveiled a new cell that could help change the game for electric mobility. Tailan New Energy’s vehicle-grade all-solid-state lithium batteries offer energy density twice that of other cells in the segment, empowering the Chinese battery maker to hail the cells as a record-setter in the industry, according to the Electrek news and commentary site. Tailan New […]

China nurtures green factories

01/04/2024 CEN_net 0

China announces new  measures on the phased nurturing and management of green factories On January 30, 2024, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued new  measures on the phased nurturing and management of green factories, which came into effect immediately. These measures set out criteria and steps to nurture green factories. A green factory refers to a company serving as a base for green manufacturing that has achieved intensive land […]

Quarter of 2024 Europe EVs Chinese: estimate

01/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Almost a fifth (19.5%) of electric vehicles sold in Europe in 2023 were made in China and this is on track to reach a quarter (25%) in 2024, according to new analysis by NGO the European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E).The forecast comes as the EU is considering a range of environmental tariffs on Chinese imports, including on China’s EV industry. Chinese imports into Europe have largely been Tesla, […]

China urges global efforts on marine issues

31/03/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s climate change envoy urges global efforts to address marine issues Liu Zhenmin, China’s special envoy for climate change, has called for intensified global efforts at different levels to address the fragmentation in marine governance amid maritime tensions that threaten the world’s economic prosperity and overexploitation that jeopardizes ocean sustainability. He made the remarks during the 2024 RCEP Youth Dialogue on Regional Cooperation in Marine Economy, which was held on […]

China shares green technology

31/03/2024 CEN_net 0

China biggest contributor of green technologies China has not only become the world’s top filer of patent applications but also the top contributor of green technologies to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s green technology sharing platform, the head of the WIPO said on Thursday. In a group interview with the Global Times and several other media outlets on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference […]

China sends Tibetan glacier water to Maldives

30/03/2024 CEN_net 0

China ships a million bottles of melting Tibetan glacier water to climate-threatened Maldives China has sent more than a million bottles of water from melting Tibetan glaciers to the Maldives, officials said Thursday, a gift from the world’s highest mountains to a low-lying archipelago threatened by rising seas. The Indian Ocean nation of 1,192 tiny coral islands is on the frontlines of the climate crisis, with salt levels seeping into […]

Extreme heat and ozone pollution in China

30/03/2024 CEN_net 0

Extreme heat and ozone pollution: Chinese scientists call for targeted control strategies Elevated surface ozone concentrations in China are posing a significant threat to both human health and crop yields. Extreme heat can greatly exacerbate ozone pollution through both complex chemical and physical processes. For example, extreme heat is often accompanied by stagnant weather conditions, which can lead to the accumulation and subsequent elevation of ozone. Considering that extreme heat events have […]