Categories: Environment

China Buys Gas-Tapping Technology

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on October 11

My colleague John Duce and I wrote in this week's issue of Bloomberg Businessweek about China's search for unconventional gas -- gas trapped in coal deposits, for instance, or in...

Green Technology, Climate Change, and the U.S. and China

Posted by: Dexter Roberts on September 10

On the sidelines of the so-called “Summer Davos” meeting here in the coastal city of Dalian I had an interesting conversation earlier today with scholar Orville Schell (he now serves...

Japan Inc. balks at 25% carbon reduction target

Posted by: Ian Rowley on September 08

No one can doubt the green credentials of Japan's new government. Just days after defeating the Liberal Democratic Party in an Aug. 30 election, Yukio Hatoyama, leader of the Democratic...

Hillary in Indian Climate Change Standoff

Posted by: Mehul Srivastava on July 20

Talk about a rough start. On a three-day visit to India, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton jostled with India’s environment minister for her suggestion that India consider curbs...

China Has World's Fastest Growing Wind Power Capacity

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on April 28

China’s environmental record gets plenty of bad press—-toxic lakes, contaminated rivers, cities enshrouded in a permanent haze of smog—-so here is some good news for a change: the Global Wind...

Hong Kong Needs World Class Tree Management

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on April 19

While listening to the local news this morning in Hong Kong I was delighted to hear that someone in the government is finally taking the issue of tree management seriously....

China's "One Gerbil" Population Policy: Rodents on the Pill

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on March 27

It’s not as if China’s dry regions don’t already have enough trouble with drought. Water scarcity in the north and west of the country is a chronic problem, as is...

World's Worst Air is in New Delhi

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 12

According to a new ranking by ECA International, New Delhi has the world's worst air pollution. But don't gloat, all you China boosters out there: Beijing is right behind India's...

In Japan Haggling over Greenhouse Gas Targets Begins Anew

Posted by: Kenji Hall on February 13

What’s the use of setting targets for lower greenhouse gas emissions if you can’t meet them? This week, a Japanese government panel of experts floated six possible gas-emissions reduction targets...

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