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Construction of ecological civilization on top of agenda, Chinese authority seeks advice from overseas experts

With the theme of “vigorously promoting the construction of ecological civilization”, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) is soliciting policy advises and suggestions from overseas experts and specialists, in areas regarding environment protection and conservation. Major topics include optimization of land-use pattern, accelerating transformation of economic development pathway and strengthening legal institution etc.

  • Optimize the pattern of land and space development
  • Enhance protection of natural ecosystems and the environment
  • Accelerate transformation of the economic development pathway so as to balance economic growth and environment protection
  • Save and intensify the use of resources; promote the use of resources by a fundamental change
  • Strengthen the legal institution for ecological civilization construction

The International Fund for China's Environment (IFCE) is acting as an intermediary for the CPPCC. Please send your advice/suggestions to Ms. Yao Chong by Apr 30. More details

China Needs A 'Game Changing' Renewable Energy Technology
January 23 | Renewable Energy World | Market

Today's edition of "Renewable Energy World" leads with China Strategies' article, "China Needs a 'Game Changing' Renewable Energy Technology". Despite making impressive strides in deploying renewable energy over the last six or seven years, China's carbon emissions continue to grow at an alarming rate. We argue here that the answer to this conundrum must be found in new renewable energy technologies. One such new technology that may well be a 'game changer' is the INVELOX "wind harvesting system" developed by Sheer Wind, Inc., of Chaska, Minnesota. (Louis Schwartz, China Strategies) Read more... 

China to Develop Circular Economy
December 12 | All Sub-sectors | Regulatory

The State Council called for development of a circular economy on Wednesday. China will improve systems for recycling renewable resources and waste, and push forward green concepts in architecture and transportation. The State Council said the service sector should play a key role in transforming the current consumption model into a green, low-carbon alternative. Read more...