21 Dec '11, 3pm

On Our Radar: China Demands Emission Cuts: The government also pledges to "significantly" improve the safety of

On Our Radar: China Demands Emission Cuts: The government also pledges to "significantly" improve the safety of

On Our Radar: China Demands Emission Cuts By THE NEW YORK TIMES Workers loading coal on trucks in Dangcheng, about 150 miles southwest of Beijing. Amid protests over pollution, China says it has ordered local governments to reduce emissions of major pollutants by as much as 10 percent by 2015. Skeptics point out that the government’s monitoring of pollutants is lax and in some cases highly inaccurate. [The Telegraph] Google says it will invest $94 million in four solar farms in the Sacramento area in concert with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company. [The Los Angeles Times] The European Court of Justice upholds a European plan to charge major airlines for their greenhouse gas emissions despite fierce opposition from the airline industry in the United States, China and many other countries. [The New York Times] A survey shows that for the first time since recovery efforts bega...

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China and Vietnam improve strained ties

China and Vietnam improve strained ties

channelnewsasia.com 22 Dec '11, 7am

HANOI - China's vice president was ending a visit to Vietnam on Thursday, part of an effort to consolidate ties that deter...

Travel company chose low emission SEAT cars: An ethical travel company has shown its commitment to sustainable t...

Travel company chose low emission SEAT cars: An...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 21 Dec '11, 12pm

An ethical travel company has shown its commitment to sustainable transport by selecting SEAT to provide low emission cars...

U.K. high court declares FIT cuts illegal #solar

solarindustrymag.com 22 Dec '11, 5pm

Plans announced by the U.K.'s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to slash solar feed-in tariffs (FITs) are ill...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plant Protest in China

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plan...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Dec '11, 12pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Demonstrators surround the town hall in Haimen, China, to protest pollution from a coa...

On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plant Protest in...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Dec '11, 12pm

Residents of Haimen, in Guangdong Province in China, report clashes with the police in an environmental protest against th...

Malaysia Airlines cuts more routes to stem losses

Malaysia Airlines cuts more routes to stem losses

channelnewsasia.com 23 Dec '11, 4am

KUALA LUMPUR: Flag carrier Malaysia Airlines on Friday said it would cut four more routes in Asia, a week after announcing...