China increases power prices
China, the world's second-biggest energy user, raised electricity prices to households and businesses for the first time in more than a year to help power companies offset the higher cost of coal.
Power industry urges Britain to develop wave power
Britain could produce enough electricity to supply nearly two million homes using marine power technology which harnesses energy from waves and tidal streams, the power industry said on Thursday.
ADB backs urban environmental protection in China's south-west
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will loan US$ 100 million to help a project of urban environment protection and public health in Nanning, capital of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, an ADB report said in Manila Friday.
Beijing to invest 500 million yuan in water supply expansion
Beijing will invest 500 million yuan (US $62 million) in expanding its major three water supply plants to prepare for the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital.
China to invest 1.4 trillion yuan in environmental protection
China says it will invest a total of 1.4 trillion yuan (US $175 billion), equal to 1.5% of the country’s GDP, in environmental protection from 2006 to 2010 as part of the country’s 11th five-year plan.
US: Big three cars emit 230 million tons of greenhouse gas
Cars built by the Big Three automakers gave off 230 million metric tons of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the United States in a year, more than the biggest US electric utility, environmental researchers said on Wednesday.