Global South Economic Alliance: China launches challenge to US hegemony

China is leading an international effort to develop alliances to counter U.S. hegemony. A new grouping of nations has been formed to promote China’s Global Development Initiative (GDI), and will complement China’s massive international infrastructure project, the Belt and Road … Continue reading Global South Economic Alliance: China launches challenge to US hegemony

Rate this:

China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

China built three times as much offshore wind-farm capacity as the rest of the world put together during 2021 – and figures show wide disparities between European nations’ rates of wind farm construction Updated information from the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows that during 2021, China provided more than three-quarters of the world’s added capacity in offshore wind-power generation. A global total of 10.5 gigawatts (GW) capacity was added, of which 8GW was in China. The IEA’s figures also show that only three European nations added offshore wind capacity during 2021: Denmark (0.6GW), the UK (0.5GW) and the Netherlands (0.4GW).  The … Continue reading China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

Rate this:

Can the US seriously blame China for climate change?

At UN COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, the U.S. attempted to displace blame onto China for climate change, which was caused disproportionately by the advanced capitalist powers. While the U.S. media often calls China the biggest carbon emitter, this tends … Continue reading Can the US seriously blame China for climate change?

Rate this:

China and Russia collaborate on huge Far East transnational park for endangered tigers and leopards

Wild leopards and tigers are roaming in the far eastern wilderness again thanks to an historic China–Russia collaboration for a transnational park covering more than 1.7 million hectares. The China-Russia border region, where China’s Heilongjiang and Jilin provices, border Russia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is home to the largest wild Siberian tiger and Amur leopard populations in the world. A major success in protecting these large cat species is the functioning wildlife corridor securing the main route for tigers moving across the Russia-China border. Connectivity is critical to enable tigers to move between China’s Northeast China Amur Tiger … Continue reading China and Russia collaborate on huge Far East transnational park for endangered tigers and leopards

Rate this:

China installs world’s largest offshore converter: massive 3.1 GW of offshore wind capacity added to the grid

An offshore converter station, developed by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), was installed at CTG’s Rudong wind farm in east China’s Jiangsu Province. The 15-story-tall converter station is said to be the world’s biggest, and first of its kind in Asia. The installation of the world’s largest offshore converter station was hailed by China Classification Society (CCS) as ‘a significant milestone’ in the development of deep-water wind power. The converter station commenced feeding power to the grid on 11 November 2021, and was fully connected on 25 December 2021. The project boasts higher voltage class (±400kV) and larger transmission capacity than any … Continue reading China installs world’s largest offshore converter: massive 3.1 GW of offshore wind capacity added to the grid

Rate this:

What is the real story behing US 5G ?

America’s 5G band is part of US the military weapons and communication system. It seems that this will enable the US regime to control the “civilian” 5G system, access non-military communications data, and provide the ability to turn off 5G nation-wide at any time. In August 2020 the US government announced it would redeploy spectrum currently used by the military towards commercialised 5G networks.The US regime’s Department of Defense said it would ensure commercial use of this critically-needed mid-band spectrum “does not compromise military preparedness or national security.” The US military currently uses the mid-band spectrum for radar operations that … Continue reading What is the real story behing US 5G ?

Rate this:

China offers to help rebuild Tonga after volcanic eruption

Introduction Tonga became a member of the Belt and Road initiative in November 2018. Tonga’s relationship with China dates back over a decade to the aftermath of the deadly 2006 riots in the capital of Tonga, Nuku’alofa, which destroyed much of the small Pacific nation’s central business and government districts. The Tonga Government rebuilt the city, in part, with Chinese financing provided in 2008 and 2010, and roughly $90 million in China’s initial loans to the island. China deferred the payments scheduled for the earlier loans when Tonga offically joined the BRI. The Global Times report The tsunami triggered by a massive underwater … Continue reading China offers to help rebuild Tonga after volcanic eruption

Rate this:

China outlines marine-protection tasks for 2021-2025

Shared by China-Environment-News.com on Facebook China has unveiled a plan to specify key tasks for protecting the marine environment in the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Monday. The plan, jointly issued by the MEE and five other departments, outlines five areas for marine-environment protection. During the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), China saw an overall improvement in its marine environment, said the MEE, but more protection efforts should be made, given that problems such as pollution and ecological degradation remain prominent, and governance systems and capacities still need to be … Continue reading China outlines marine-protection tasks for 2021-2025

Rate this:

Xi says China will stay committed to promoting ecological conservation

China will stay committed to promoting ecological conservation, actively engage in international cooperation on climate, and jointly work for a complete transition to a greener economy and society, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday in remarks in a video speech at the 2022 World Economic Forum virtual session..  Following the idea of “lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets,” the country has carried out holistic conservation and systematic governance of its natural resources, including mountains, rivers, farmlands and deserts, Xi noted. “We do everything we can to conserve the ecological system, intensify pollution prevention and control, and improve … Continue reading Xi says China will stay committed to promoting ecological conservation

Rate this:

China’s Antarctic Program and the Antarctic Treaty System

On 4 January 2022 China’s CGTN media network posted a short video announcing that a team of Chinese scientists has arrived at the Zhongshan Station and the Great Wall Station to conduct the 38th expedition in Antarctica to carry out scientific research. The link to the CGTN video is: https://youtu.be/YESKwlAEOJA In this post we provide background information on China’s Antarctic Program and the Antarctic Treaty System, of which China is a consultative party to the Treaty. We provide two back ground articles below. 1. CHINA’S ANTARCTIC PROGRAM On 20 November 1984 China dispatched its first Antarctic research expedition team, and … Continue reading China’s Antarctic Program and the Antarctic Treaty System

Rate this:

China-Iran to implement comprehensive cooperation plan for energy and infrastructure

China and Iran announced the launch of the implementation of a 25-year comprehensive cooperation plan following talks on 14 Jan 2022, between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in Wuxi, east China’s Jiangsu … Continue reading China-Iran to implement comprehensive cooperation plan for energy and infrastructure

Rate this:

Syria joins the Belt and Road Initiative

Syria on 11 July 2022 joined the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which will help the Middle Eastern nation create new opportunities for cooperation with China and other countries, to help rebuild amid wars, Western sanctions, and the Covid pandemic. Syria’s admission ceremony took place during the signing of a memorandum of understanding at the Planning and International Cooperation Commission in the Syrian capital Damascus. It was attended by Fadi Khalil, head of the Syrian Planning and International Cooperation Commission, and Chinese ambassador Feng Biao. Khalil said “the admission revives the old role of Syria on the ancient Silk … Continue reading Syria joins the Belt and Road Initiative

Rate this:

Nicaragua along the Belt and Road

This excellent article, republished from China’s Global Times locates the recent inauguration of Daniel Ortega for a further term as President of Nicaragua, and the increasingly close ties between China and the Central American nation, within the overall context of a resurgence of the left throughout Latin America. This is occurring in the teeth of intense US pressure and hostility and, the article notes, the Latin American left is characterised by a strong opposition to hegemony. The growth of the left in Latin America  therefore  aligns with global trends and will lead to stronger ties with China as well as Russia. Friends … Continue reading Nicaragua along the Belt and Road

Rate this:

China No 1 publisher of net-zero emission studies

CHINA SURGES FORWARD IN RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH China has a clear lead in the publication of research over the past two decades related to the world’s climate goal of reaching net-zero emissions, a recent report has found. Its performance is also noteworthy in terms of patents that serve the goal. The conclusion was reached based on an analysis of over 1.6 million research publications between 2001 and 2020, as well as roughly 800,000 patents, all with the aim of advancing the understanding of clean energy research and innovation and the pathways toward a net-zero emissions future. Titled Pathways to Net … Continue reading China No 1 publisher of net-zero emission studies

Rate this:

Eighty seven percent of overseas coal power financed by G7 and other advanced economies

A recent Boston University study published in July 2021 found that Japanese, Korean and Western financiers bankroll 87 % of overseas coal power plants globally, contrary to the misconception that most new funding comes from public financing entities in China. In fact, before China banned any new funding of overseas coal projects, China accounted for only 13 % of financing for overseas coal power projects. The private sector from the G7 and other advanced economies make up the majority of overseas coal finance in the world economy. Rather than pointing fingers, the G7 should work with the G20 (including China) and other forums … Continue reading Eighty seven percent of overseas coal power financed by G7 and other advanced economies

Rate this:

Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

Wuhan lockdown was landmark decisive move that drastically contained the spread of the coronavirus in China, Zhong Nanshan says Expert credits rapid testing and universal vaccination coverage, along with stringent controls with country’s success Foreign nations should realise by now that China’s so-called over the top approach in handling the pandemic was the correct one, the country’s top respiratory expert has said, as the Omicron variant spreads around the world at record-breaking pace. The remarks from Zhong Nanshan, China’s No 1 epidemiologist who helped shape its Covid-19 response, came as he reviewed the pandemic in the country over the past two years. Covid-19 … Continue reading Omicron spread shows China got it right on Covid-19 strategy, top disease expert says

Rate this:

Turnover of China’s carbon market tops 5.8 billion yuan

Xinhua, 23 Dec 2021 – shared by China-Environment-News.com on Facebook Background from CEN: China’s national emissions trading system (ETS) was launched in July 2021. As the largest carbon market in the world, China’s system is more than ten times larger than that of the US state of California. The Chinese scheme has more than doubled the share of global emissions covered under an WTS , and covering approximately one-tenth of global carbon dioxide emissions. In the first phase, the market will be focused exclusively on the power sector, covering over 2,200 businesses, (comprising more than 40 percent of the nation’s emissions), … Continue reading Turnover of China’s carbon market tops 5.8 billion yuan

Rate this:

US climate commitments in chaos – is Biden’s “Build Back Better” policy dead?

At the Glasgow climate meeting in November 2021, US President Biden was keen to promote the US “commitment” to the Paris Agreement (which the US regime had only recently “rejoined”) aimed at preventing some of the worst effects of global … Continue reading US climate commitments in chaos – is Biden’s “Build Back Better” policy dead?

Rate this:

The changing energy mix in our time – replacing fossil fuels with solar

China has the largest solar production capacity in the world. How did Chinese companies achieve this No.1 position and what are the changes solar power is bringing to our lives? In the attached Green Front Video, Kate Kui interviewes Li … Continue reading The changing energy mix in our time – replacing fossil fuels with solar

Rate this:

China-built Moscow metro stations open to traffic: “landmark for Sino-Russian friendship”

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday via video link launched a new section of the Moscow Metro, part of which was built by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC). CRCC constructed a 5.4-km line, which consists of three stations and nine tunnels, as part of the 70-km Third Interchange Circuit of the Moscow Metro. It was the first time for Russia to introduce a Chinese enterprise in its metro construction, which was also marked as the first metro project of a Chinese company in Europe. The Michurinsky Prospekt station, “a new landmark for Sino-Russian friendship” as CRCC put it, features … Continue reading China-built Moscow metro stations open to traffic: “landmark for Sino-Russian friendship”

Rate this:

The United States is stealing Australia’s trade with China

 Shared from The Pen Research at the University of Technology in Sydney has found that over the last 18 months, Australian trade with China is being stolen, and mostly by the United States. The research shows that Australia’s portion of trade fell by $17.3 billion in the first nine months lading to 2020, U.S. exports to China increased by $3.6. Secondary beneficiaries were Canada and New Zealand. Russia has also benefited by filling out some of the trade that Australia is missing. Trade war against China has seen Australia under the Morrison government go out on a limb, claiming a … Continue reading The United States is stealing Australia’s trade with China

Rate this:

China vows closer ties with Pacific Island countries on environment

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that China is willing to work with Pacific Island countries for a closer comprehensive strategic partnership. Wang made the remarks while chairing the first China-Pacific Island Countries Foreign Ministers’ Meeting via video link. Wang said the relations between China and Pacific Island countries have set a good example of friendly exchanges, solidarity and cooperation between countries of different regions, sizes and systems. Key points: Climate change cooperation: China will establish a cooperation center for China and Pacific Island countries on climate change, supports the island countries’ blue Pacific initiative, and will continue … Continue reading China vows closer ties with Pacific Island countries on environment

Rate this:

As climate change turns North America into a “dust bowl”, US sanctions cripple global growth in solar power

“the reality is that the Biden is doing everything he can to sabotage the adoption of solar power across the globe” Extreme heat in 2021 has broken the famous Dust Bowl record from 1936 for the hottest summer on record in the USA. In 1936, the world observed a hot blob on a relatively cool planet. Today, we have a hot blob on a warm planet. The combination of Canada and the USA is by far the hottest year on record for these two countries. The extraordinary and mind-blowing climate change induced heatwaves which captured global attention played a crucial … Continue reading As climate change turns North America into a “dust bowl”, US sanctions cripple global growth in solar power

Rate this: