China-s Environmental Problems News

Invasive species cost China $14B per year

Invasive species cost China $14B per year Invasive species cost China $14B per year mongabay.com April 1, 2008 Rapid economic growth and giant infrastructure projects have allowed invasive species to…

China bans plastic bags

China bans plastic bags China bans plastic bags Morgan Erickson-Davis, mongabay.com January 13, 2008 In effort to stem plastic pollution, China has banned stores from using flimsy plastic bags and…

Can China Go Green?

Can China Go and Stay Green? Can China Go and Stay Green? mongabay.com January 3, 2008 China's booming economic growth over the past generation has come at the expense of…

China’s coal pollutes the U.S.

China's coal pollutes the U.S. China's coal pollutes the U.S. Michael Casey, Associated Press November 4, 2007 TAIYUAN, China — It takes five to 10 days for the pollution from…

China struggles with urban pollution

China struggles with urban pollution China struggles with urban pollution mongabay.com October 29, 2007 About 60 percent of Chinese cities still regularly suffer from air pollution and have no centralized…

Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in doubt

Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in doubt Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in question mongabay.com September 1, 2007 A prominent researcher is skeptical of last week's reported sighting of the…

China to miss pollution goals for 2007

China to miss pollution goals for 2007 China to miss pollution goals for 2007 mongabay.com August 22, 2007 China has managed to cut emissions of sulphur dioxide, an acid-rain causing…

U.S. firms driving pollution in China

U.S. firms driving pollution in China U.S. firms driving pollution in China mongabay.com August 22, 2007 U.S. firms are helping drive environmental degradation in China, putting the health of millions…

China will not commit to CO2 limits

China will not commit to CO2 limits China will not commit to CO2 limits mongabay.com July 6, 2007 China will not commit to binding greenhouse gas emissions cuts, reports the…

China finds 7.5 billion barrel oilfield

China finds 7.5 billion barrel oilfield off northern coast China finds 7.5 billion barrel oilfield mongabay.com May 8, 2007 PetroChina, Asia's largest oil and gas producer, announced the discovery of…