Last Thursday, China’s top legislature began reviewing a draft amendment of the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law to strengthen the Government’s role in preventing and tackling water pollution.
Or so say the results of the latest analysis conducted by Climate Action Tracker (CAT). According to the analysis, CO2 emissions may in fact have already stopped increasing and reached peak levels. This would make China over a decade early in meeting their commitment in the Paris Agreement, where the promise is for CO2 levels […]
During the first week of June, the 6th – 8th, NEEC participated at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference and exhibition in London, United Kingdom. The Offshore Wind Energy conference and exhibition was organized by WindEurope and RenewableUK, and is considered to have been the world’s largest gathering of actors within the offshore wind energy industry. It was anticipated that over 10.000 participants participated and […]
Innovation Norway and China-EU Business Association Investment Promotion Alliance sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement
On Friday 9th of June, Innovation Norway’s China Country Director, Knut R. Sørlie, spoke at the China-Europe International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition launching Ceremony.
The Norwegian Energy and Environment Consortium (NEEC) co-hosted with the Fujian Provincial Department of Environmental Protection, Foreign Affairs Office of Fujian Provincial People’s Government, Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou, Innovation Norway and Fujian Association of Environmental Protection Industry, the ‘China (Fujian) – Norway Environmental Protection Technology Fair’.
On June 13th to 16th, the Norwegian Energy & Environment Consortium (NEEC) participated with both a stand and seminar at the 15th China International Environmental Protection Exhibition and Conference (CIEPEC). Three members of NEEC’s Water & Waste Cluster: Cambi, NIVA and CSDI WaterTech joined the ‘Norway Pavillion’ and displayed their products and services to potential clients and partners. […]
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 […]
Alibaba, which is a leading e-commerce player in China, announced in the beginning of May that it has teamed up with several nongovernmental (NGOs) environmental protection organizations in China to step up domestic efforts to protect water resources. These include Alibaba Foundation, Friends of Nature, Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Green Hunan, and Beijing […]
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.