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China’s heralded 'solar highway' closed after thieves stole one of the panels

Published: 
Tue, 01/09/2018 (All day)

It was supposed to be China’s grand “photovoltaic highway” — a solar energy-collecting, 0.6-mile stretch of road that symbolized the country’s extraordinary clean energy ambitions.

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Chinese climate officials let loose on President Trump as Jerry Brown concludes visit

Published: 
Wed, 06/14/2017 (All day)

Chinese officials had been avoiding attacks on President Trump for pulling the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, opting instead for oblique references to “global cooperation.”

Not anymore.

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What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming?

Published: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:18am
Category: 
Shopping & Food

‘In Sichuan, we’re eaters,” said Chen Zemin, the world’s first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire. 

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Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

Published: 
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:39am
Category: 
Energy

So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.

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The Economic and Environmental Costs of Wasted Food

Published: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 4:34pm
Category: 
Waste

Chinese diners are posting pictures of empty plates online, urging friends not to order more than they can eat. South Korea is charging for garbage removal by weight in hopes of persuading families to discard less food.