Environment

Airpocalypse Now: China’s war against air pollution

After Beijing’s infamous ‘airpocalypse’, Premier Li Keqiang declared war on air pollution. Official data show surprising progress in the past year. But to sustain this progress the Chinese Government must embrace more systemic and market-orientated approaches, says Calvin Quek, head of the Sustainable Finance Programme…

Turning on the waterworks

Growth strategies to create a best-in-class water treatment company in China

Cleantech in China

IP Strategies for a Rapidly Expanding Market

China’s Green Building Sector

Although the concept of ‘green building’ has been in Europe for more than two decades, it only landed in China 10 years ago.

Water wise

EU-China collaboration for delivering better urban water infrastructure in China through integrated eco low carbon urban planning.

My generation: China’s energy challenge

Energy generation in China must become more flexible and sustainable in the long term for the sake of the environment.

Sustainable urbanisation drives innovation

China’s drive towards sustainable development is inspiring some innovative urban planning solutions. Due to its relatively late industrialisation it has the opportunity to develop its new cities while learning from mistakes made in the West. Mark Harrison, Sector Director for Urban Planning and Consultancy for…

Thirsty work

The environmental and social cost of producing semiconductors could be too high for China to bear.

China’s Urbanisation: Opportunities and Challenges for the World

Will China’s urbanisation process result in improvements to social welfare and an eventual reform of the hukou system?