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China and Environment

China
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Population: 1330044000
  • Size: 9596960.0 Km2

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Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
The 6th Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this age...
Making a killing: a 2011 survey of ivory markets in China
G.G. Gabriel; N. Hua; J. Wang / International Fund for Animal Welfare 2016
An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government’...
Explaining and understanding environmental actions in Chinese agriculture: the case of Yuqiao watershed of Tianjin municipality
G.I. Orderud / Taylor and Francis Group 2015
Most of China’s surface waters are undergoing anthropogenic eutrophication, mainly due to leaching of phosphorus (P) from both sewage and agriculture. This is causing quality deterioration in their scarce water resources. The pr...
Shifting security challenges in the China‚ÄďAfrica relationship
R. Anthony; H. Esterhuyse; M. Burgess / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
China’s involvement in African security has deepened in recent years. This policy insights paper discusses three aspects of the China–Africa security relationship to highlight some of the evolving challenges and the ways i...
Preparing for FOCAC VI: China - South Africa co-operation in conservation and renewable energy
M. Burgess; H. Esterhuyse / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2015
As China’s development puts increasing pressure on the environment, various measures have been implemented both domestically and, increasingly, abroad in an attempt to limit the impact. China’s environmental engagement at ...
Projected climate change and impact on bioclimatic conditions in Central and South-Central Asia
R.J. Zomer; M. Wang; J. Xu / World Agroforestry Centre 2015
This report summarizes a set of bioclimatic indicators and the expected impacts of climate change on bioclimatic conditions in Central and South-Central Asia. It is intended to provide a basis for understanding the potential im...
Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China
Y. Su; R.E. Grumbine; J. Xu; K. Hyde / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2015
This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013. The focus of the study was on the major changes in local people’s socioeconomic situation and the natural, ec...
FOCAC: Addressing joint environmental challenges?
M. Burgess; H. Esterhuyse / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2012
Cooperation on environmental challenges has been an instrumental part of the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) since its inception in 2000. With increasing levels of economic interactions and political cooperation, envir...
China's regional carbon emissions change over 1997-2007
Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning 2010
The increased demand for energy in China has generated concomitant increase of carbon emissions, which poses an unprecedented challenge to China’s, and even global, sustainable development. In this paper, from the perspective of...
A research on assessment of urban environmental livable index for China
Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning 2010
While the environments of more and more Chinese cities are becoming less polluted following successful introduction of pollution control and environment renovation measures in recent years, more attention is now being given to the liv...
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