Energy & Environment

Electricity use trends point to major gains in China's energy efficiency

Capping per capita

The biggest impact of Beijing’s resource quest has been on global trading prices

Q&A: Global energy prices

The changing nature of China's global oil and gas deals

OP-ED: Energy quest

Pipelines not so profitable for PetroChina

Market roundup: May 16

Back to the farm

Chandra Nair calls for unilateral, drastic revision of environmental policy in Asia

Amendments approved to China's 15-year-old air pollution law

China's rubber-stamp legislature has approved amendments expected to make local governments respons

Hanergy to cut over 1/3 of its workforce as profits turn to loss

Solar panel equipment maker Hanergy Thin Film Power Group will cut 2,000 out of almost 5,500 employ

Tianjin death toll grows to 112 as 95 still missing amid chemical concerns

The official death toll from explosions Wednesday at a chemical storage facility in Tianjin has ris

Air pollution contributes to 1.6mn deaths in China every year, study finds

Three-eights of the population of mainland China breathe air that would be rated "unhealthy" by Ame

Infographic series: Rising seas lay siege to China's booming coastal cities


Hanergy shares removed from Hong Kong-Shanghai market linkup

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has been officially removed from the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect

Beijing drinking water reservoir had unsafe lead levels for at least 3 years

Levels of lead in the Danjiangkou reservoir supplying water to Beijing and other cities in Northern

China's long-dormant geothermal energy sector may soon wake up

Subterranean powerhouse

China CO2 pledge entails massive build-out of hydropower dams

Beijing's plans to cut CO2 emissions will commit it to developing a round of ecologically destructi

China's pledge to cut CO2 emissions leaves total undetermined

China plans to cut its greenhouse gas production from the country's 2005 CO2 level by 60-65% per un

China gas distributor cuts annual sales target by 8.3%

China Gas Holdings (0384.HKG) has cut its natural gas sales target for the financial year by 8.3% t

China seeks to turn its potential wind and solar power into a reality

Renewables' remarkable rise

Mainland commodities internationalize apace without Hong Kong's help

Hopes that Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing could follow up its Shanghai stock connect success wi

Beijing turns to natural gas as a cost-effective coal replacement

Clean burner

NDRC planning national park system as protected areas still plundered

Chicago's Paulson Institute on Monday signed an agreement with China's National Development and Ref

China's hydropower potential unrealized as grid hookups lag

China's hydropower potential remains underutilized even as its share of the country's overall energ

Coal bed methane explorer seeks $400mn in IPO to fund expansion in China

The private Beijing-based coal bed methane explorer AAG Energy Holdings will seek to raise about US

Op-ed: China's cleantech sector holds unrealized promise for equity investors

Haze's silver lining

Textile industry under growing pressure to reduce water pollution

Chinese textile suppliers to global apparel makers are coming under increasing pressure from both t

Nuclear operator's RMB322mn IPO locks up RMB1.69tn in bids

The US$2 billion (RMB322.8 million) initial public offering of China National Nuclear Power Co.

Hanergy sold discounted stock to employees in days before price collapse

The Beijing-based parent of Hanergy Thin Film Power (HTF) sold stock in the firm to employees just

State-owned nuclear power firms announce merger

Government-owned State Nuclear Power Technology and China Power Investment Corp have announced they

Hong Kong securities regulator confirms Hanergy investigation

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has confirmed it is investigating Hanergy Thin Film

Death toll rises to 52 from floods in central, southwestern China

The death toll from floods that have ravaged mountainous districts in six autonomous regions and pr

CAS scientist warns nuclear power plans give safety short shrift

China's plans for quicker growth of nuclear power plants are "insane," said physicist He Zuoxiu, a


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