China bio-regions reshaped by climate change

27/04/2024 CEN_net 0

Chinese study shows climate change impact on China’s dry–wet transition zones Climate change is significantly altering bioclimatic environments in China’s dry–wet transition zones, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Hydrology. The research conducted by scientists from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the UK Met Office and Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, addresses the challenges of assessing climate change impacts on vegetation […]

China explores chemical recycling of plastic

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’s wind turbine costs fifth of US

31/03/2024 CEN_net 0

‘Historic breakthrough’: China’s installed wind turbine cost drops to one-fifth of the US in green energy race The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post has reported that: Commenting on this, China’s World notes, “In the real world, beyond the bluster, China is already the leader in the green-energy ‘race’. This will only move it further ahead. Such breakthroughs will, as usual, be shared with all non-supremacist nations that believe in […]

West’s climate goals need China green tech

24/02/2024 CEN_net 0

West can’t meet climate goals without China’s green tech China’s dominance in the green technology industry means the world would have to pay up an additional $6 trillion for its energy transition without low priced Chinese supplies, new research says. The West will have to choose between cutting China off its supply chains and meeting its climate goals as it faces a highly challenging energy transition, new research has found. […]

China & US to cooperate on climate

20/11/2023 CEN_net 0

China, U.S. release statement on enhancing cooperation to address the climate crisis. BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2023 (Xinhua) — China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua and U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry met in Beijing from July 16 to 19 and at Sunnylands, California from Nov. 4 to 7, and released “The Sunnylands Statement on Enhancing Cooperation to Address the Climate Crisis.” Please see the attachment for […]

Russia’s renewable energy potential

06/11/2023 CEN_net 0

Key BRICS country Russia has the resources to become a world leader in alternative energy. Russia is vast country that possesses huge renewable resource potential, including hydropower, solar and wind, green hydrogen and huge swathes of forest and arable land for bioenergy. It has the level of technological development required to foster an energy transition towards renewable resources, yet it lags behind other world powers in its deployment of renewables. […]

Chinese Cities Best for Science

10/10/2023 CEN_net 0

Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing Among World’s Best Science Cities. Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing scored in the top six on a ranking of the world’s top municipalities that have the best conditions to nurture innovative scientific and technological talent, according to a report released at the ongoing Pujiang Innovation Forum in Shanghai. Shenzhen came in second place, Shanghai fourth and Beijing sixth, according to the report which was carried out by the […]

How BRI changed the world

10/10/2023 CEN_net 0

How has the BRI changed the world? The China-inspired Belt & Road Initiative is ten years old. This linked short essay is one of the best available in English on the megaproject’s wide-ranging, epoch-making and world-wide significance. It was written by Professor Wang Wen of Renmin University of China, with this introduction taken from Thomas Hon Wing Polin at the Dragon’s Eye. BRI is the largest development venture in history. It’s what Western […]

China leads in science & tech

10/10/2023 CEN_net 0

China leads in number of science & technology clusters. China has surpassed the US to host the world’s largest number of science and technology clusters, according to the 2023 edition of the Global Innovation Index, with the five top science and technology clusters in East Asia. Tokyo-Yokohama leads as the largest global S&T cluster, followed by Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Guangzhou, Seoul, China’s Beijing and Shanghai-Suzhou clusters. Nanjing, Wuhan, Hangzhou and other geographical […]

US owes world climate reparations

25/07/2023 CEN_net 0

US climate czar John Kerry recently visited a blistering Beijing for talks on climate change with his Chinese counterpart. The Chinese side expressed optimism over the talks. But the US side has been much more heavy handed. At the same time that Kerry was in Beijing, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan hit out at China. He said that the Asian giant “should not be able to hide behind any kind of claim […]