Recent rulings on open government information have been received enthusiastically by Chinese environmentalists and concerned citizens, writes Tang Hao. But weaknesses in the judicial process are still holding back progress.
Wind energy output in China is exceeding targets and competition between operators is fierce. The rhetoric on carbon is shifting, writes Jonathan Watts, but coal still reigns supreme. For how much longer?
The Chinese public are concerned about the safety of their food, government surveys have shown. But many factors still prevent consumers from buying the chemical-free produce they want, writes Jiang Gaoming.
Last spring, a US body closed California’s Sacramento River Chinook fishery after predicting an unprecedented drop in the salmon population. Why did it happen, and what impact could it have on overseas markets? Erica Gies reports.