China

21 hours ago
Trouble in the global market means trouble at home when it comes to recycling. Municipalities are having trouble paying the extra cost for recycling programs as China stops accepting U.S. waste.
The New York Times
2 days ago
As the world becomes more encased in concrete, the detrimental effects of its widespread use are increasing in scale and severity.
The Guardian
March 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
Auto analyst John Voelcker discusses the electric vehicle market in the U.S. on NPR. Ominous clouds belie the excellent sales figures for last year, and policies pushed by Trump only ensure that motor vehicles will continue to gulp more gasoline.
NPR
March 4, 2019, 1pm PST
Failed investments and buildings with no tenants sit on the outskirts of Beijing and Shanghai.
CityLab
March 1, 2019, 12pm PST
China's decision to halt imports of most recyclables from the United States has caused turmoil. With few markets for their recyclables, Philadelphia is sending half of them to a waste-to-energy incinerator in Chester not designed to burn them.
The Guardian
February 8, 2019, 12pm PST
With the Trump administration's abdication of its predecessor's position on fighting climate change, a void has been left in global climate change leadership. One expert believes that China may have already filled the leadership role.
PBS NewsHour
January 16, 2019, 5am PST
U.S. sales of plug-in electric vehicles, including those with internal combustion engines, increased by 81 percent in 2018 over 2017. But if you remove the best-selling Tesla Model 3 from the mix, the increase drops to 11 percent.
Greentech Media
January 15, 2019, 9am PST
China continues to lead the world in the construction of skyscrapers.
Dezeen
January 11, 2019, 2pm PST
Markets for residential property income of East Asia's most expensive cities are slowing down. The U.S.-China trade war is one factor, along with local controls and a mainland Chinese economy applying the brakes.
The Vancouver Sun
January 2, 2019, 7am PST
The Chinese company seemed to be dominating its corner of the shared mobility market—until its dramatic downfall.
The Globe and Mail
December 7, 2018, 12pm PST
The report from the Global Carbon Project, an international group of scientists who track greenhouse gas emissions, comes as a surprise as emissions had been relatively flat for the last four years. Global emissions this year will increase 2.7%.
The New York Times
November 19, 2018, 2pm PST
Just two years after killing what would be the world's largest methanol plant at the Port of Tacoma, the project has reemerged at the Port of Kalama. According to the EIS for the plant, global CO2 emissions will be reduced, though increased locally.
The Daily News
November 14, 2018, 6am PST
Experts say China has the highest vacancy rate on residential units of any country in the world. The roots of the problem lay in housing speculation, according to China's leaders.
Bloomberg
November 6, 2018, 11am PST
The rise is attributed to Asian nations, particularly India and China, where coal-power plants are newer than in the West. It shows a growing disconnect between energy and climate goals, warned the International Energy Agency.
Financial Times
October 29, 2018, 8am PDT
Data visualizations illustrate the catastrophic consequences of single-digit global temperature increases.
The City Fix
October 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
It's well known that an electric vehicle is only as clean, from a greenhouse gas perspective, as the electricity it consumes to power it. A new study finds that the electricity used in the manufacturing of car batteries also must be considered.
Bloomberg News
October 24, 2018, 8am PDT
A $20 billion, 55-kilometer bridge connecting Mainland China to Macau and Hong Kong opened Wednesday morning.
Quartz
October 9, 2018, 10am PDT
Proposed restrictions on federal spending for transit railcars center on concerns about market competition and national security.
Eno Center for Transportation
October 7, 2018, 5am PDT
A new report from the International Energy Association projects that petrochemicals will be the largest driver of oil consumption, greatly increasing greenhouse gas emissions and offsetting the effect of electric vehicles on oil demand.
Reuters
September 18, 2018, 11am PDT
A report from the Global Climate Action Summit on a looming deadline set by the Paris climate agreement: ending sales of new gas and diesel-powered light-duty vehicles by 2035.
Los Angeles Times