Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its latest addition to the “Energy Policies of IEA Countries – Review” series, which focuses on Norway and its energy policies; “Energy Policies of IEA Countries – Norway 2017 Review”. The report finds that Norway’s energy policies on hydrocarbon resources and revenues promote both the country’s sustainability and […]
The People’s Republic of China has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Anhui Huainan Urban Water Systems Integrated Rehabilitation Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the Contract for the Procurement of Civil Works for Improvement of Urban Lakes […]
The International Energy Agency (IEA), released last year a report investigating the potential for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in China; ‘Ready for CCS retrofit: The potential for equipping China’s existing coal fleet with carbon capture and storage’. As noted by the report’s lead author, Simon Bennett, a CO2 capture policy and techno-economic expert at the IEA, retrofitting CCS […]
Last year in 2016, Clean Air Asia, an international NGO that works towards achieveing the mission for better air quality and healthier, more livable cities in Asia, released its second report in the series; ‘China Air – Air Pollution Prevention and Control Progress in Chinese Cities’. The report provides an overview of air quality data from 161 […]
In the beginning of May, the Ministry of Environmental Protection embarked on a substantial environmental inspection campaign. The campaign will focus on evaluating officials’ enforcement efforts in 28 cities in provinces surrounding Beijing and Tianjin.