Environment/Science
Islamabad: Pakistan and its all-weather ally China's move of building the Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the Gilgit-Baltistan region may cause a major ecological disaster, experts have warned. more
‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis

New York, June 4 (JEN): Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a ...

China: M5.5 earthquake hits Xinjiang, no casualty

Beijing: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday.

UN chief 'saddened' by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

New York, June 25(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres “is saddened” to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the landslide in China's south ...

IAEA concludes safety review at Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant in China

Haiyan, China, June 15(Just Earth News): An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of nuclear safety experts on Thursday completed an assessment of long-term operational safety at th ...

How Safe are China's nuclear power plants

Under China’s 13th Five Year Plan, the country aims to generate 20 per cent of its primary energy consumption from non-fossil fuels by 2030. Nuclear energy will contribute a sizeable part ...

Follow China’s example, shut down ivory factories and shops, UN agency urges countries

New York, Apr 3 (Just Earth News): Applauding the Chinese Government’s closure of many of its ivory factories and retail outlets, the United Nations environment wing has called on other co ...

At G20 in China, Ban stresses 'far-reaching' impacts of early climate action, urges unity on Global Goals

New York, Sept 4 (Just Earth News): At a G20 summit in the southeastern city of Hangzhou in China, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed the conference's focus on s ...

In historic ceremony, UN Secretary-General commends China, US for formally joining Paris climate agreement

New York, Sept 3 (Just Earth News): Visiting the southeastern city of Hangzhou in China, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the leaders of that country and the United ...

In China, Ban highlights country’s leadership on sustainable development, climate change

New York, July 8 (Just Earth News): In China on Thursday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the country’s relationship with the Organization, noting in particul ...