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Wan Xu

China's carbon intensity falls over 3.5 percent in 2012: official

10 Jan 2013

BEIJING China's carbon intensity, or its emissions relative to economic output, fell more than 3.5 percent in 2012, outperforming its average annual target, China's chief climate change official said on Thursday.

China's carbon intensity falls over 3.5 pct in 2012- official

10 Jan 2013

BEIJING, Jan 10 China's carbon intensity, or its emissions relative to economic output, fell more than 3.5 percent in 2012, outperforming its average annual target, China's chief climate change official said on Thursday.

Global machinery makers bank on China rebound in 2013

30 Oct 2012

TOKYO/BEIJING, Oct 30 Heavy equipment makers are pinning their hopes on a stimulus fuelled rebound in China in 2013, after suffering another bruising quarter as the global economy slowed faster than expected with little respite seen before the end of the year.

Wal-Mart, in China, pushes suppliers down green path

25 Oct 2012

BEIJING Wal-Mart Stores Inc has given global suppliers five years to comply with its environmental rules or risk being pushed off U.S. shelves at the world's largest retailer, expanding a sustainability campaign launched in 2009.

Chinese wind power firm suing Obama vows to fight all the way

18 Oct 2012

BEIJING A Chinese firm that has sued U.S. President Barack Obama for blocking its wind farm project pledged to fight "to the very end" the security-related order, saying it was placing its faith in the U.S. justice system.

Betting on black: China risks $14 billion on coal-to-gas pilot

07 Oct 2012

BEIJING China is spending $14 billion on pilot projects to turn coal in remote parts of the country into natural gas, a risky bet that could help meet the country's surging demand for the cleaner fuel.

Betting on black - China risks $14 billion on coal-to-gas pilot

07 Oct 2012

BEIJING China is spending $14 billion (8 billion pounds) on pilot projects to turn coal in remote parts of the country into natural gas, a risky bet that could help meet the country's surging demand for the cleaner fuel.

Factbox - Coal-to-gas, China's novel way of boosting gas supply

07 Oct 2012

China, the world's top energy user, wants to turn coal in remote areas into gas and then pipe it to cities, where residential and industrial use for the fuel is growing rapidly.

Factbox: Coal-to-gas, China's novel way of boosting gas supply

07 Oct 2012

China, the world's top energy user, wants to turn coal in remote areas into gas and then pipe it to cities, where residential and industrial use for the fuel is growing rapidly.

Betting on black: China risks $14 bln on coal-to-gas pilot

07 Oct 2012

BEIJING, Oct 8 China is spending $14 billion on pilot projects to turn coal in remote parts of the country into natural gas, a risky bet that could help meet the country's surging demand for the cleaner fuel.

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