Severe weather forced China to transform its mode of growth by creating a sustainable economic and energy system conditions.
Following less than productive discussions at the Doha Climate Change Conference, recent reports have warned the Earth’s temperature continues to rise as climate change worsens. While many developed and developing nations continue to face environmental challenges, China has implemented climate change policies that could serve as a model for other nations.
To keep the country growing and provide the lifestyle benefits their citizens are asking for, China’s new leaders must shift the economy toward a new growth model and also get serious about cracking down on pollution.
President Obama became the first president in 22 years to issue a formal order blocking a foreign investment into the United States on national security grounds when he stopped a Chinese company from investing in a small Oregon wind farm. Such actions only reinforce the idea that China faces additional, unfair scrutiny when attempting to invest in the US.
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) this week offered to buy Canada’s Nexen, Inc., for $15 billion. Nexen’s board is recommending the bid to shareholders. If completed, this would be the single largest acquisition that Chinese companies have made in the outward investment splurge that started in 2005. It raises a series of issues for [...]
It is hard to imagine that China could one day lead the world in going green when you look at the smog-filled skies that are everyday reality there. The government knows that energy fuels the growth of nations, and that China's dependence on foreign energy imports creates a national security risk. People, both rich and [...]
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