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The Yin and Yang of GDP and Environment Posted by on Sep 21, 2011

Anyone looking for a lesson in both climate change and sustainability (持续性 chíxùxìng) needs to visit China. In a country full of contradictions or 矛盾 (máodùn), it only makes sense that some of the worse environmental degradation is contrasted by very progressive attempts at conservation and sustainability wherever possible. China is unique because nowhere else…

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Green China, pt. 2: Gallery Posted by on Nov 12, 2010

In China, you’ll find some of the most pristine and most polluted places on the world. Due to the huge land mass and area of China, it becomes difficult in defining a singular environment. Here’s a compilation of photos taken from all over China during the past 4 years.

Green China, pt. 1: The Rise of the Green Dragon Posted by on Nov 11, 2010

All that "trash" is being recycled by ”green entrepreneurs" who know it will fetch a fair price at market.

While the debate on climate change rages on, and many western nations begin looking toward alternative forms of renewable, green energy, one thing is for sure: China is leading the green charge. You may find it interesting that one of the most polluted countries in the world is also the “greenest” in terms of renewable…

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Flying Pigeons Forever Posted by on Jun 3, 2008

More than any other city in any other country on earth, Beijing is a bicycle town. It is home to more than 10 million bikes and is accommodating to its bikers. Every road has a wide, sometimes very wide, bicycle lane on each side, and Beijingers make sure that the space is used. At all…

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