ChinaPolitics

China promises “carbon neutrality” by 2060

Promise was made by President Xi Jinping at the UN Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to reduce carbon emissions and achieve “carbon neutrality” before 2060. China is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, but has taken over before the United…
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General Electric abandons coal-fired power plant construction

The American industrial conglomerate General Electric announced on Monday that it will leave the participation in the construction of coal-fired power plants, to focus on the production of other types of energy, less polluting and more profitable. The decision could…
ChinaSociety

China launches new satellite to monitor ocean environment

China on Monday sent a new ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China. A Long March-4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite took off at 1:40 p.m. (Beijing Time), according to the launch center. The…
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Europe sells tons of banned pesticides to poor countries

A Greenpeace investigation finds that more than 81,600 tonnes of banned agricultural chemicals in Europe were shipped to developing countries in 2018. A new Greenpeace investigation, based on an analysis of 400 European company reports, concludes that Europe sold more…