December 2010

China’s Green Growth

Original source: China Daily

Cancunhagen: Glass Three-Fourths Empty

Original source: People's Democracy (India)The climate summit in Copenhagen a year ago inspired many catchy nicknames starting with “hopenhagen” to portray early expectations that it would deliver a solution to the climate crisis, and later “nopenhagen” and the famous “flopenhagen” capturing its failure.

Climate Change: A Lesson for Cancun

Deception would be a less violent term to characterize the sessions of the recent international conference on climate change held in Cancun, Mexico where the planet´s environment is still a serious problem.

China: Stick to the path of peaceful development

Stick to the path of peaceful developmentOriginal source: China Daily

Impacts of Desertification

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain what “desertification” is and why it is an important environmental issue?        -- Jay Harris, Nashville, TN

A Coal-reliant Nation Faces Tough Times

Original source: China Daily

Economic Consequences of Environmental Degredation

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality”—something outside the purview of economic analyses.

China calls for corporate conscience

Recently, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, during a visit to Angola, requested that Chinese enterprises in Africa integrate into local society both economically and culturally through lawful operation.