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China to Stop Building New Coal Power Projects Overseas

By Shi Yi from China Dialogue
The mounting calls for China to stop supporting coal power projects overseas have received an answer. Chinese President Xi Jinping announced through a pre-recorded video address to the United Nations General Assembly on 21 September that China “will not build new coal-fired power plants abroad” while at the same time increasing its support for developing countries to pursue green and low-carbon development. Continue reading China to Stop Building New Coal Power Projects Overseas

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“斗不过,躲还不行吗”——如何通过红外相机缓解大树脚村“人象冲突”?

作者:杨沐之 刘仲慷 徐浩真
“象爷爷,你别全吃完,留着给我家小孩吃一点吧。”
一日饭后,杨姐讲起了大象吃庄稼的故事——云里看山,遍野的玉米地中“秃”了几块,格外显眼。杨姐来自云南大树脚村。在这里,大象随意吃农作物的事例,早已不胜枚举。 Continue reading “斗不过,躲还不行吗”——如何通过红外相机缓解大树脚村“人象冲突”?

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River Management——A Phoenix Reborn in Nanjing, China

By Huang Binrui, Li Yang, Mi Renzhi, Yang Shuo

Many Nanjing citizens may still remember such a view: when walking along the rivers in several residential areas in Nanjing, people had to cover their noses. Taking a close look at the rivers, many refuse collection stations were emitting dreadfully black liquid directly into the river, producing a horrible and disgusting smell. The view was easily seen before 2015. Back then, not only Nanjing was facing poor river quality and management, but many other cities in China were confronting the management problem of black-odor rivers. Fortunately, such a view is rarely seen in Nanjing now. Instead, now Rivers are cleaner and the landscapes are more eco-friendly; near the riverside, many elderly citizens chat with each other when doing some exercises every morning; intimate couples walk their dogs here together with smiles on their faces. You may wonder: how did the change occur? To be more specific, what technical methods and policies were carried out in Nanjing in so short a period from 2015 to 2021 to accomplish this feat? Continue reading River Management——A Phoenix Reborn in Nanjing, China

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River Treatment as a System in Nanjing

By Feng Jindong, Ji Xinyuan, Kaneko Reimon

In recent years, more companies, organizations, and governments start to focus on environmental protection, especially water protection. Nanjing faced awful water quality in the past, and the situation has been alleviated in the recent 5-6 years. We will focus on how Nanjing “heals” its water bodies as a system, including water sources conservation, remediation and rectification, and Nanjing rivers’ future. Continue reading River Treatment as a System in Nanjing

What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea

By Chen Lu With the world’s largest high-grade bauxite and iron reserves, Guinea, a country on the coast of West Africa, has attracted mining companies from all over the world, including China.[1] The China-backed SMB-Winning Consortium was founded in 2014 and has now become the greatest bauxite develop in Guinea. Along with other leading bauxite producers, SMB-Winning has made Guinea the world’s largest bauxite exporter, … Continue reading What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea