Editorial Statement

May 24, 2021 CEN_com 0

About China Environment News Global environmental crisis is the product of centuries of Western exploitation of the land, natural resources and labour of the Global South. Seriously tackling the global ecological crisis must involve a global redistribution of power and wealth from the West to the Global South. We unequivocally acknowledge this will require nationally appropriate forms of socialist state power. Ecological civilization China Environment News was created in late 2019 to contribute towards […]

Start of China’s global environmental journey: 1972 Stockholm Conference

May 21, 2021 CEN_com 0

Published 2021/09/27 The Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, in June 1972, was the first major United Nations event featuring the People’s Republic of China. It helped shaped the country’s understanding of environmental issues ever since. UN Convention on Biological DiversityChina is set to host a major UN environmental conference, after a delay of more than a year due to Covid-19. The 15th Conference of the Parties to the UN […]

Measuring CO2 emissions solely against production unfair for developing countries

May 5, 2021 CEN_com 0

Published 2021/05/25 Calculating CO2 emissions solely on the basis of production “disproportionately” penalizes developing countries which quite naturally have a higher carbon content in their economic structures, a renowned U.S. expert has said. “What I am hoping for rather is consumption-based accounting of emissions also being brought to the fore as a means to calculate emissions reduction targets,” Sourabh Gupta, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Institute for China-America Studies, […]