China-s Environmental Problems News

Shanghai to ban coal by 2017

China's largest city and one of the world's biggest, Shanghai, is set to ban coal burning in just four years, according to a new Clean Air Action Plan. The city-wide…

China ‘looting’ Africa of its fish

Just 9% of the millions of tonnes of fish caught by China's giant fishing fleet in African and other international waters is officially reported to the UN, say researchers using…

China delays carbon tax

Comparison of carbon emissions from six leading countries. Click image to enlarge. China will not introduce a carbon tax in 2013, reports Bloomberg. A carbon tax proposed under the country's…