China's premier Li Keqiang will join other world leaders in the Swiss ski resort to hear about the main challenges to economic growth and global security, but climate change will loom large as this year's Paris summit comes closer into view
The Huai River, one of China's largest, is likely to encounter algal blooms, posing a major ecological threat and potentially harming the quality of water transported along the controversial south-north water transfer project
Firms reliant on coal – primarily coal-fired electricity generators – are signing up for new ultra-low emissions standards and garnering support from local government, but is the move economically feasible?
A major meeting of Chinese and Latin American leaders agreed this week to forge closer ties on energy, but is more likely to usher in deals on oil and gas rather than renewables, analysts said in response to a summit that was short on detail
The main developments for China and environment this year included greater recognition of the soil pollution crisis, a much-criticised reform of environmental laws, and a joint announcement with the US on climate targets ahead of UN talks