According to ChinaDaily, China started the world’s largest carbon trading system on Tuesday, December 19th, sending strong signals that it plans to use the market as a key policy tool to curb emissions and also is keeping its Paris Agreement commitments.
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.
On the 25th of April, China’s top economic planner called for the implementation of a government plan to promote reform in energy production and consumption. The plan, issued by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), aims at reducing China’s total energy consumptionby 6 billion tons of coal equivalent before 2030. It will be executed through the aim of optimizing the […]
Under a new air pollution control program to be implemented in Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and their surrounding areas later this year, all newly registered taxis in Beijing will become electrical. According to National Business Daily, the transition to electric cars is expected to cost around 9 billion yuan, and could be an effective measure against […]
In order to implement the strategic plan of “Made in China 2025”, promote green manufacturing in an all-round way, accelerate the implementation of green manufacturing projects, further standardize and guide the standards, promote standardization of green manufacturing, industrial and informatization.
From the 1st. of January 2018 a new law to enhance environmental protection will come into force and will apply to all enterprises operating in territorial areas of the People’s Republic of China and in other sea areas under its jurisdiction.
On May 31, the State Council issued a plan regarding prevention and remediation of soil pollution in a bid to comprehensively improve the nation’s soil quality by the mid-21st century.
Last week the Ministry of Public Security announced that they will launch a pilot program to give expats who have been employed for more than two consecutive years in China the ability to apply for a five-year work permit. It is expected that the pilot program will be launched within the next couple of months, […]