11.Indoor air standards advocated
By Zheng Jinran
Experts at forum propose action along lines of outdoor regulation
China needs to draft laws to address worsening indoor air pollution, which deserves more attention, including targeted measures to better protect human health, experts said at a forum on Wednesday.
12.China-Japan High-level Roundtable Dialogue on Environmental Protection held in B...
China-Japan High-level Roundtable Dialogue on Environmental Protection was held in Beijing on Wednesday. Vice Minister Huang Runqiu and Senior Consultant with Japanese Ministry of the Environment Seki Soichiro delivered remarks at the dialogue.
Huang said in recent years, the Chinese Govern...
13.China, Japan join hands in environmental cooperation
By Zheng Jinran (chinadaily.com.cn)
Environmental officials from China and Japan exchanged opinions at a high-level meeting on Wednesday and planned to deepen their cooperation and promote pollution control in China.
China and Japan have enjoyed smooth exchanges and cooperated on techno...
14.Li Ganjie goes on an inspection tour to China National Environmental Monitoring ...
Li Ganjie stressed the importance to adhere to the problem-oriented principle, raise the awareness, be creative in the way of thinking, strive to build a “national team” for environmental monitoring, and ensure the data are “authentic, accurate, and complete”.
Secretary of the Leading P...
15.Authorities promote mandatory environmental disclosure as listed companies fail ...
BEIJING - China is introducing mandatory environmental disclosure by listed companies, as many listed companies recently failed an environmental disclosure test of their 2015 annual reports.
Shanghai's Fudan University surveyed the reports of 170 companies across 14 sectors listed on the Sh...
16.Beijing to slash power supply, embrace clean energy to fight air pollution...
BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Beijing plans to cut power supply and reduce heavy reliance on fossil fuel as this year's focus of its strategy to fight air pollution.
The city's top environment official said Tuesday at a press briefing that the government is following a ten-point plan to impr...
17.'Green development' plan sees progress, positive early results
By Zhang Zhao
In the 1970s, extensive industrial development models in Jilin left the province in Northeast China heavily polluted. Today, the local government believes that the environment is the province's most valuable treasure with the greatest development potential.
In the past fiv...
18.Inspections find 70% of firms violated environmental rules
BEIJING - A total of 13,785 companies, or 70.6 percent of those examined, violated environmental standards during the latest round of air pollution inspections, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said in a statement.
The findings came after two months of inspections across 28 ci...
19.2016 Report on the State of the Environment in China released, mean PM2.5 concen...
June 6, 2017
By: Sun Mohan
On June 5, Ministry of Environmental Protection released the 2016 Report on the State of the Environment in China. The Report shows that, in 2016, the average percentage of excellent good days of the 74 cities enforcing new ambient air quality standards at St...
20.Brown, China sign climate pact
On visit to Beijing, California governor reaffirms commitment to Paris accord
California, whose economy is the largest among US states, on Tuesday signed an agreement with China to work together on reducing emissions, as hundreds of US businesses, cities and several states launched a "We Ar...