(December 9, 2010) Critics say China is using the U.N.’s carbon credit scheme to hold developed countries to “climate ransom.”
(November 24, 2010) As China’s government continues its push for “green” energy, the construction of dams are increasingly becoming the preferred method to do so. But a growing chorus of critics are openly questing the environmental credentials of hydro power.
(November 23, 2010) The Wall Street Journal puts the World Bank’s “measured praise” of China’s green energy policies in context.
(November 4, 2010) The Telegraph reports that workers have had to remove 3800 tonnes of rubbish in 6 days to avoid a possible blockage in the dam.
(November 2, 2010) Workers finished removing garbage floating in the Three Gorges Dam in east China’s Hubei Province Monday, ensuring the efficient operation of the dam’s generators after engineers recently raised the dam’s water level.
(September 8, 2010) As China continues to invest in major infrastructure projects abroad, a new reports says it’s quickly learning that the rules outside of its borders aren’t the same as those within it, writes Brady Yauch.
(August 24, 2010) Forget the South China Sea. If America really cares about strengthening its presence in Asia, it’ll focus on the Mekong River instead, writes John Lee in Foreign Policy.
(August 24, 2010) The Three Gorges dam is forced to stand tall in the face of severe flooding.
(August 17, 2010) Lumberjacks stripped slopes and builders ignored warnings before deadly mudslides devastated Zhouqu County.
(August 04, 2010) BEIJING — Heavy rains hindered efforts by workers to repair reservoirs and place sandbags along breached riverbanks Wednesday as the death toll from China’s worst flooding in a decade climbed above 1,000.
(July 11, 2010) More than 9,000 people have been evacuated Sunday from Golmud City in northwest China’s Qinghai Province as water level continued to rise in a nearby risky reservoir, the municipal authorities said.
(April 11, 2010) The large amounts of floating garbage brought by the summer floods which had accumulated at China’s Three Gorges Dam has reportedly been cleared to ensure the normal operation of its generators and system of boat channels, the local authorities said.
(January 9, 2010) Editor’s note: When a group led by former Czech president Vaclev Havel went to the Chinese Embassy in Prague this week to deliver an open letter in support of the recently sentenced human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, officials would not open the door. The Post reprints the letter below.
(January 19, 2010) The very grammar of justice has fallen into the wrong hands, writes Robert Amsterdam in the Wall Street Journal.
(November 9, 2009) China’s prime minister said his country will give $10 billion in loans to African countries without any political strings attached.