China’s ‘new silk roads’ will have huge environmental consequences in Asia and Africa as giant infrastructure projects open up remote areas and build links reaching as far as Europe
Deepening economic ties with China have prompted major social and environmental change in Latin America, much of it negative, but there is potential for positive impacts too, finds a new report
Unclear responsibilities and standards mean China's water sources are not sufficiently protected, says Liu Hongqiao of China Water Risk
The White House has arguably offered the toughest carbon target it could muster given the limitations placed on it by a hostile Congress, argues Eliot Diringer, a longstanding analyst of UN climate talks
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