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US row threatens Chinese links


Dispute intensifies over a ban on some types of scientific cooperation with China. Eugenie Samuel Reich, 18 October 2011 | Nature | doi:10.1038/478294a When US presidential science adviser John Holdren hosted a dinner and meetings between US and Chinese science … Continue reading

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China to cap energy use in national low-carbon plan


Limit is expected to form cornerstone of five-year plan to curb surging greenhouse gas emissions A cap on energy consumption is expected to be at the heart of a Chinese low-carbon plan to be issued this year, experts believe, amid … Continue reading

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China unveils green targets


Premier vows to improve energy efficiency and curb pollution and carbon emissions. Growing environmental costs and energy demands have persuaded China’s leaders that the country cannot sustain its breakneck economic growth. In a speech on Saturday at the annual National … Continue reading

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U.S. Clean-Energy Tech Firms Face Difficult Choices between Collaboration and Competition


2011-01-17 Scientific American, Peter Behr and Climatewire Many firms seek financial help from China, which is pushing hard on green energy technology and offering bigger subsidies than the U.S. government Executives of ECOtality Inc. believed in 2009 that their battery … Continue reading

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Will China Start Carbon Trade?


2011-01-10 Scientific American, Coco Liu and Climatewire China moves toward carbon emissions trading to improve energy efficiency and competitiveness SHANGHAI — When professor Chen Hongbo tried to promote carbon trading in China three years ago, he found himself under fire. … Continue reading

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Driving to the Future: Can China–and the World–Afford 2 Billion Cars?


2011-01-03 David Biello, Scientific American China could have one billion cars by mid-century–but what kind of vehicles will they be? More …

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