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China takes fresh approach to pollution

15 March, 2017 – A new scheme that pumps filtered air into homes aims to improve life for people in urban China and reduce global emissions of carbon dioxide.

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China trumps US on climate change

23 February, 2017 – UK environmental campaigner Bryony Worthington says China’s positive action on climate change is much more significant than Donald Trump’s threat to exit the Paris agreement.

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Solar power to rise from nuclear ashes

12 January, 2017 – Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Trump’s climate plans look stormy

12 November, 2016 – The US president-elect has called global warming a hoax and climate science bullshit. What do Donald Trump’s climate plans mean for international agreements?

Population boom adds to city threats

27 October, 2016 – A new Atlas of the Human Planet shows how the world’s rising urban population is adding to the impacts caused by climate change.

China’s trans-Amazon railway stokes forest fears

29 August, 2016 – The Amazon rainforest`s importance to the climate cannot quench China`s thirst for minerals and grain and its encroaching development, threatening the forests and the atmosphere.

Asian carbon finds its way home

25 August, 2016 – India and China have good reason to cut their greenhouse emissions, scientists say: soot they are producing is damaging their own water resources.

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