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Citizen Science Is Making it Harder for China’s Biggest Polluters to Hide

Originally featured on New Security Beat, the blog of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Tracking China's Global Energy Finance

Since 2000, the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China have emerged as major global funders of energy infrastructure providing upwards of $160 billion in energy finance to governments across the world, nearly matching the amount of finance provided by the World Bank and the regional multi-lateral development banks.

INFOGRAPHIC: China's Methane Emissions from Wastewater Treatment

A part of CEF's sludge/wastewater-to-energy series in China and the U.S. Stay tuned for more! #pooppower

Beyond the Waterfront: Reducing Pollution in U.S. and China Ports to Protect Communities (IN SEATTLE)

If global shipping was a nation itself, it would be the world’s 6th largest polluter. Seven of the world’s top 10 largest and busiest container ports are located in China (including Hong Kong at #5), and like their counterparts on the opposite side of the Pacific, these booming ports serve as engines of economic growth. However, both U.S. and Chinese ports also generate serious air and water pollution that endanger the health of local communities. U.S. and Chinese port authorities are increasingly working together to share lessons learned on greening ports.