Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Development’

Overcapacity in Steel Market Drives Cooperation

Thursday, November 6, 2008 11:27 1 Comment

For years, we have been hearing about the risk of overcapacity in the steel sector.  It was an industry that was early on driven very hard so as to provide the materials needed for China’s boom, but it was one of those industries that was clearly overinvested in to the point the government had to […]

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Toxic Lifen: A Powerful Series

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 5:16 No Comments

VBS TV has just posted an amazing series on Lifen’s air pollution problems. Shot on scene over a week, this series will give you a clear representation of what challenges China’s growth has brought with it. Personally, while I have not been to Lifen, I have been to plenty of cities that are facing similar […]

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What Does Sustainability in China Mean to You?

Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:43 4 Comments

Last week, Charlie McElwee from Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey sat down with me to discuss environmental law in China.  Charlie is someone I met through the What if, What Else, and What are the Odds roundtables I put together last year, and ever since I have been following his blog China Environmental Law. One of […]

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Cleantech Firms Benefit From Olympics

Saturday, August 9, 2008 2:39 2 Comments

If you were to just read the popular press, it would be easy to laugh at the term “green Olympics”.  Journalists carrying hand meters taking air measurements, cyclists wearing face masks, and even air quality widgets all provide a bit of comedy to what is the serious conditions that their hyper development has created. The […]

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URBN Hotel: China’s First Carbon Neutral Hotel

Friday, August 1, 2008 15:27 No Comments

Part of the fun of being a “blogger” is “access”, and a couple of months ago I got a couple of friends to sit down in front of the camera to discuss their project, the URBN Hotel. Actually my first post at Cleaner Greener China, where I think this is relevant for All Roads readers […]

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China Turns Green Going Green

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 8:32 No Comments

I really could not resist this one, but on my RSS feed I received two hits on my China youtube fee entitled China Goes Green… and the show just how going green in China has a number of meanings. China Going Green #1 China Going Green #2 As you know through my writing here and […]

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Chongqing: A City on Steroids

Thursday, May 8, 2008 10:50 No Comments

Current TV has just released their newest installment City on Steroids, and it should not be missed. Shot in Chongqing, this segment is broken into three parts, Day 1 -Bang Bang Men (porters), rampant construction and individual home ownership (every young couples dream), Day 2 – life of a bang bang man, migrant appreciation day,a […]

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China’s Ongoing Water Woes.. and Power Woes Too???

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 8:39 1 Comment

As a quick follow up to a post I made last week, I am becoming increasingly concerned about the energy situation in China. It is something I have been thinking about for quite a while, and was unfortunately proven right a few months ago. more importantly though, I have been seeing a number of signs […]

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