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China has had an eventful summer marked by record-setting heatwaves, deadly flash floods, and typhoons. The impacts of climate change have been felt in cities and the countryside alike, and [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Estimate of global e-waste
Gold is the most valuable metal in a phone. One tonne of gold ore contains around 1-5 grams of pure gold – but a tonne of mobile phones contains upwards [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
With the fifth largest economy in the world, California is widely seen as a model to follow when it comes to action on climate change. Since 2005, the state has [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Leaders and citizens from around the world are gathering for an unprecedented climate change event: a global summit convened by a state government in direct defiance of the Trump Administration. Even [...]
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Whether in a laptop or a smartphone, there's a good chance that you're using several lithium-ion batteries every day. Since they hit the market in the 1990s, these rechargeable batteries [...]
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Every time you see a ladybird beetle, you should tuck the bug in your wallet as they are prosperity-bringing lucky charms, according to folklore in many countries. There's a [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The high seas cover two thirds of the ocean and are home to 90% of marine life, but this vast expanse of water and seabed that lies beyond the national [...]
Wed, Sep 05, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
USCGC Alex Haley (WMEC 39) and People's Republic of China Coast Guard crew members uncover an approximately 5.6-mile drift net onboard the fishing vessel Run Da during a joint boarding of the vessel in the North Pacific Ocean, 860 miles east of Hokkaido, Japan, June 16, 2018.
China's fishery authorities have introduced hard-hitting punishments for overfishing and illegal fishing by the country's distant water fishing (DWF) vessels. Chinese DWF vessels have been operating in the high seas or [...]
Tue, Sep 04, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Distribution of Chinese projects in power capacity, by sub-region, 2010-2020
In the past year, Egypt signed contracts to build the world's largest coal-fired power plant and broke ground on the world's largest solar farm – both with the help of [...]
Mon, Sep 03, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Moisture produced by the world's forests generates rainfall thousands of miles away. (Image: Felipe Süssekind)
Editor's note: This article is the last of a three-part series examining water scarcity and water management in a international context to mark World Water Week 2018. Click through to [...]
Thu, Aug 30, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

A recent report by the Chinese branch of Ford Better World analyses the situation regarding environmental protection and nature reserves in China and worldwide. The report stresses that according to [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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The opening ceremony of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit was held in San Francisco on September 13. Hosted by the state government of California, the summit lasted for three [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The Belt and Road International Forum on Public Cooperation for Ecological Remediation, hosted by the China Green Foundation, the China NGO Network for International Exchanges and the foreign cooperation project [...]
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The tenth China Philanthropy Awards ceremony was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) on the 13th of September, recognising [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
A report on China's online philanthropy produced by the China Philanthropy Research Institute and the College of International Charity of Beijing Normal University was officially released this Tuesday in Beijing. [...]
Thu, Sep 13, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This and edited and abbreviated version of a press release originally produced by the World Philanthropy Forum. The third “World Philanthropy Forum” came to a close in Shanghai on [...]
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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The fourth edition of Tencent's annual 9/9 Philanthropy Day formally ended at midnight on September 9th. According to data from Tencent, during the event's three-day run more than 28 million [...]
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Ford Conservation & Environmental Grants, China (CEGC) has been supporting environmental protection projects in China since 2000. Every year since 2016 it has released an annual report on the development [...]
Fri, Sep 07, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
On the 3rd of September, a press conference was held in Tsinghua University to mark the release of the China's Top Trustworthy Charities of 2018, China's first charity credit list. The [...]
Fri, Sep 07, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Yesterday in Shenzhen the Tencent Charity Foundation held the opening ceremony for the fourth “9/9 Philanthropy Day” online charity event. The fourth edition of Tencent's hugely successful fundraising event will [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Source: China Development Brief

 

Von Uwe Hoering, Februar 2017: Vor einem Jahrzehnt schien es so, als würde ein ‚Schlafender Riese' geweckt: Afrika habe das Potential, zum Brotkorb der Welt' zu werden. Dafür wurde auf [...]
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Source: News from Globe Spotting
Catch 'em young! Nachwuchssorgen in der Landwirtschaft; Konzernkontrolle über Saatgut durch 'Ranking'; Widerstand gegen Privatisierung erfolgreich; Heilongjiang wird Gentechnik-freie Provinz - jedenfalls vorerst; Peasant Studies: Explaining resistance and its absence; [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting