Cao Guangjing, vice-governor of Hubei Province, is currently undergoing disciplinary review and supervisory investigation for serious violations of discipline and law, according to the official website of China’s top anti-corruption bodies.
“It is very clear to me that climate change has become a war weapon for the CCP. Their goal is to supplant Western governments while continuing to grow their economic and military […]
NEW REPORT: Energy security is vital to the longevity of the Chinese Communist Party and that means fossil fuels. The pursuit of CO2 reductions does not serve the goal of preserving Communist […]
In “The Art of War,” the great strategist Sun Tzu described victory as not fighting at all and permitting the enemy to defeat themselves. To that end, Taiwan is well aware of China’s […]
Legendary Chinese journalist-turned-environmental activist, Dai Qing, becomes a pocket warrior in the new Penguin Classics series, Green Ideas.
Some say the area’s aging dams are a threat to the region, compounded by the Chinese Communist Party’s centralized response system. Probe International looks at why.
A centralized system that prevents local governments from responding fast during emergencies, and rewards them for relief efforts over efforts to prevent calamity, is a recipe for disaster. Analysts weigh in on […]
A 30 percent loss of output from two massive dams on the upper Yangtze, in combination with a 6.1M earthquake upstream and south-west of the two stricken hydro plants, heightens fears in […]
Two strong and separate earthquakes rattled northwest and southwest China this month – one of them the strongest since the devastating Wenchuan earthquake of 2008. The series of May quakes are part of […]
Renowned hydrology expert Wang Weiluo says the Chinese Communist Party is looking to utilize the Mekong River in the same way the undertaking of the Three Gorges Dam colossus was viewed as […]
Critics query hydropower path to carbon neutrality.
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 […]