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July 22, 2013
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China’s chance to reinvent itself environmentally

China’s 34-year-old Environmental Protection Law was created when it made sense for legislators in a developing country to trade environmental well-being for a boost to the gross domestic product. Today, China wrestles with pollution that is leaving its citizens gasping … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Applies U.S. Tools and Technologies to Spur Low-Carbon Cities in China

When eight cities and five provinces in China were asked by the central government to develop a plan to become “low carbon,” many had no idea what to do. Some planted trees. Others decided to build up a solar panel … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
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Combating Global Problems at BIARI

Some 140 participants and 30 visiting faculty from more than 45 countries arrived at Brown to take part in the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI). The two-week program began June 11, 2012. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Some 140 … Continue reading

March 1, 2011
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MSU Researchers: China Needs More Protection of Farmer Land Rights

EAST LANSING, Mich. — China should protect land rights of all farm families and restrict corporate farming, argues a Michigan State University researcher whose team found that secure farm land rights will be key to closing the income gap between … Continue reading

October 4, 2010
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Berkeley Lab Creates New Energy Model for Chinese Cities

To tally the energy consumption of a city, the usual method is to add up all the energy used by residents—when they drive their car or turn on the air-conditioning—plus all the energy consumed by commercial buildings and industries in … Continue reading