Critics query hydropower path to carbon neutrality.
The main beneficiary of Canada’s climate policy is not the climate. It’s China. Legal expert Andrew Roman unpacks why countries that reduce their emissions last will come out on top in the […]
China’s new Five-Year plan (2021-2025) has given the green light to build dams on the lower reaches of Yarlung Zangbo, the upper stream of the Brahmaputra River in Tibet before it flows […]
This summer, Dai Qing, the legendary Chinese investigative journalist, Probe International Fellow and one of China’s most iconic environmental voices will join the Penguin Classics canon in a new series on the […]
Southeast Asia’s “mother of waters” has become a political bargaining chip in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The only country located entirely on the Mekong River’s upper reaches, the […]
Since the impoundment of the Three Gorges reservoir began in 2003, tens of thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in the reservoir area. Chinese geologist and environmentalist, Fan Xiao, looks at the […]
Chinese leaders have seen rare earths as a kind of secret weapon that will catapult China to success. Rare earths can also be used to serve peace and enhance security.
“At every turn, the government has chosen to double-down on repression, rather than to permit Xu [Zhiyong] and [partner] Li [Qiaochu] the basic human right to express themselves freely.” PEN America calls […]
A glacial burst that triggered a deadly flash flood in the Indian Himalayas focuses fears on the impacts of “bumper-to-bumper” dam building in seismically active regions and China’s dam operations in neighbouring […]
Free Birds oppose the return of a project aimed at regulating the water flows of Poyang Lake, considered one of China’s vital “kidneys”.
Green activist groups often praise China for its enlightened policy. But as long-time China watcher Patricia Adams explained last month in a report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation, they are merely President Xi’s […]
When it comes to climate change, China talks about reducing emissions but keeps building coal plants. So why are environmental groups so soft on China?
For anyone who thinks the People’s Republic of China wouldn’t jeopardize a lucrative business environment, think again. Think: Hong Kong.
Climate change is a national security threat – but not in the way the national security elite assumes.
Increased prosperity does not necessarily lead to greater freedom of expression and assembly, innovation and improved human rights. Are environmental groups in the West the last to catch onto this? A new […]