“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 […]
Environmentalists have become the highest-profile cheerleaders for the CCP, helping divert attention from the regime’s worrisome pursuits.
Western environmentalists are the useful idiots of the Chinese Communist Party, says a report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation.
Western environmentalists eager to promote their cause turn a blind eye to China’s aggression. A new report by Probe International’s Patricia Adams says China is playing western green groups. Save the world? […]
Held incommunicado since February, writer and activist Xu Zhiyong will receive PEN America’s 2020 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award.
In September, President Xi Jinping stunned and dazzled during a speech to the United Nations General Assembly when he pledged carbon emissions in China would peak before 2030 and the country would […]
The Three Gorges Dam was designed to tame China’s longest river. But this summer’s record rains reveal its limited ability to control floods.
They are turning the notion of civil disobedience on its head, demanding only that the government observe the rule of law.