Lack of reforms to China's grid and electricity market means that wind is unlikely to shift much larger amounts of polluting coal from the energy mix
The US pledges to cut greenhouse gases up to 28% by 2025 in its submission to the UN, but it and other large emitters will need to deepen cuts if the world is avoid runaway climate change
Activists want tough penalties for the mistreatment of animals, as current laws are lacking
Lawsuit filed by Chinese environmental organisation targets the profits made by polluters, rather than focussing on tricky calculations of financial damages from toxic air
Hollywood’s thirst to reach Chinese audiences could eventually force better treatment of animals on Chinese film-sets, says Andrew Simpson, wolf-trainer on made-in-China blockbuster Wolf Totem
China’s extraction of African resources is an inevitable part of the spread of global supply chains, says scholar Tang Xiaoyang, warning that energy-hungry sectors will soon shift to Africa
Download a copy of our special report on China's overseas investments, including articles on Africa, South America and Asia.
This special issue of our journal highlights the links between environmental pollution and health in China today, focusing particularly on soil pollution