Greenpeace wants China to think twice about GM rice
Transgenic rice is a direct threat to China's environment and biodiversity and will not benefit farmers, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, calling on the government to think twice about its commercialisation.
Selling climate change
The public cares about the environment – but does very little about it. What’s going wrong? Jon Miller, a man who sells Coca Cola to China, says it’s all in the message: forget polar bears - think house prices.
South China island braces for second storm of year
The south Chinese island of Hainan called ships back to harbour and suspended train ferries to the mainland on Wednesday as it braced for the arrival of the second tropical storm to hit this year.
Africa's natural wealth is key to fighting poverty – UN
Africa must harness its teeming mineral, freshwater, tourism and land resources to help fight poverty, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a report titled "Our Environment, Our Wealth" on Tuesday.
Shandong: money earmarked for 'clean water corridor'
Shandong Province in China will invest more than US$1.17 billion into creating a "clean water corridor" along part of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project. The cash will help fund about 315 initiatives by the eastern route of the scheme to combat water pollution.
英国科学家约翰 • 霍顿周一说,美国作为世界上最富有和造成污染最严重的国家,在道德上有义务成为解决灾难性全球变暖问题的先行者，而不是否认气候变化的事实。
US has duty to lead on global warming: scientist
The United States, the world's richest and most polluting nation, has a moral duty to take the lead in tackling catastrophic global warming instead of denying it is happening, a leading scientist said on Monday.