In China, many powerful people — from officials in local governments to leaders of the biggest banks — helped fuel the solar glut. Now reality is setting in.
Despite progress, the Chinese government and automobile industry are still far from a full blossoming of the domestic EV market.
Small hydro, often seen as relatively benign, could be as bad as or worse than large projects, researchers say after studying China’s Nu River and its tributaries.
Chinese officials announced that they will begin enforcing the country’s first automobile pollution tax in Beijing within the year.
The 2,749-foot height of SkyCity is impressive, but the prefab construction, insulated modules and extreme density are making green building advocates swoon.
Italian firm 3Gatti used local sun parasol designs as inspiration for the new sun shading mechanisms that will be added to Shanghai’s converted Madrid Pavilion.
Negotiated settlements to trade disputes with China could “essentially carve up the global solar panel market into a series of regional markets.”
The EU is close to slapping punitive duties on Chinese solar imports, but Germany for one wants to see a negotiated settlement.
A report by Australia’s Climate Commission states that China is quickly becoming a global leader on climate change.
The combination of two renewable energy technologies ensures that the lights always have enough power for illumination, whether it’s day or night.