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China aims to double water transfers from wet south to arid north

12 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI China aims to double the amount of water it transfers from the flood-prone south to arid northern regions, officials said on Thursday, as the government prepares to launch the second phase of its controversial cross-country water diversion scheme.

China solar exports hit 58 GW in first three quarters of 2019

05 Dec 2019

SHENZHEN, China China's solar module exports rose to the equivalent of 58 gigawatts of capacity in the first three quarters of the year, compared to 41.6 GW for all of 2018, as a slowdown at home pushed panel sales overseas, an industry association said.

UPDATE 2-China solar exports hit 58 GW in first three quarters of 2019

05 Dec 2019

* New China capacity to fall to 25-30 GW, down from 44 GW in 2018

RPT-In China, coal creeps back in as slowing economy overshadows climate change ambitions

03 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI, Dec 2 China is building more coal-fired power plants and approving dozens of new mines, despite assurances from the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter that it was serious about fighting climate change.

In China, coal creeps back in as slowing economy overshadows climate change ambitions

02 Dec 2019

SHANGHAI China is building more coal-fired power plants and approving dozens of new mines, despite assurances from the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter that it was serious about fighting climate change.

China shuts 1,300 metal firms since 2016 in soil clean-up

29 Nov 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China has shut more than 1,300 heavy metal enterprises since 2016 as part of a long-term plan to curb widespread chronic soil pollution, an environment ministry official said on Friday.

China coal-fired power capacity still rising, bucking global trend: study

20 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI China raised its coal-fired power capacity by 42.9 gigawatts (GW), or about 4.5%, in the 18 months to June, connecting new projects to the grid at a time when capacity in the rest of the world shrank, according to a study published on Wednesday.

China coal-fired power capacity still rising, bucking global trend - study

20 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI, Nov 20 China raised its coal-fired power capacity by 42.9 gigawatts (GW), or about 4.5%, in the 18 months to June, connecting new projects to the grid at a time when capacity in the rest of the world shrank, according to a study published on Wednesday.

On China's Yangtze river, giant dam's legacy blocks revival

14 Nov 2019

CHONGQING, China The 2,000 residents of Muhe, whose village was moved to higher ground a decade ago to escape the rising Yangtze River, have tried to make the most of their remaining land by planting orchards of oranges and persimmons along its banks.

One of China's richest men named in Hikvision securities probe

14 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's securities regulator is investigating one of the country's richest men for alleged violation of disclosure rules as a director of U.S.-blacklisted surveillance camera giant Hikvision , the company said.

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