In China, research on the EIA follow-up was initiated in the early 1990s. In the beginning, the EIA follow-up was just a part of the post assessment for specific projects, such as highway construction and hydrologic engineering, with very limited concerns for environmental impacts.
Fossil-fuel dominated electricity generation in the United States and China has enormous environmental consequences. In 2007, 2.4 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO 2) were emitted from electricity generation in the United States, about 40 percent of the country's energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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2018-09-13· China and the world cannot afford the environmental and climate costs of cement production Ultimately, China and the world cannot afford the environmental and climate costs of cement production. China's recent war on pollution has not yet cleaned up the cement industry, but there are encouraging
Environment Climate change Wildlife Energy Pollution More Mining Rare-earth mining in China comes at a heavy cost for local villages Pollution is poisoning the farms and villages of the region ...
According to the action plan, China will conduct national surveys to obtain accurate information on the nature and extent of environmental pollution and its health impact. China aims to form a comprehensive and efficient system for environmental health by 2015. Furthermore, the Chinese government will need to overcome policy and institutional barriers, such as lack of effective legislation ...
"Outsourcing production to China does not always relieve consumers in the United States . . . from the environmental impacts of air pollution," according to the authors of the study, which was ...
It is useful to look briefly at Chinese environmental law and practice because that is what China is most likely to pursue overseas. In 2012, the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party adopted "ecological civilization" as one of the five pillars driving policy.
2018-11-29· News about China and the Environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
The environmental impacts associated with large scale dams often have significant negative impacts on the environment. The Three Gorges Dam is no different. The creation of the dam and associated reservoir has impacts both upstream from the dam and downstream. It affects species in the area, some
Lucy McAllister is a Ph.D. candidate in environmental studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. This article is part of PRB's CPIPR project, funded by a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Environmental Impact Assessment in China EDITORS: Tan Zhu Kin-Che Lam Research Center for Strategic Environmental Assessment, Nankai University, China
Environmental issues in China are plentiful, severely affecting the country's biophysical environment and human health. Rapid industrialisation, as well as lax environmental oversight, are main contributors to these problems.
China's environmental crises seem to arise on a scale as sweeping and epic as the vast nation itself: Thousands of dead, bloated pigs floating down the river that supplies Shanghai with its ...
Abstract. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedures have been in existence in the People's Republic of China over the last decade. The impetus for China's introduction of EIA was provided by the Environmental Protection Law of the People's Republic of China, which was adopted by the Fifth National People's Congress in 1979.
China's mounting environmental crisis is endangering the pace of its economic growth and threatening the legitimacy of the ruling party.
The chapter explores reforms of China's environmental and resettlement policies and the influence of domestic and external actors on Chinese dam-related legislation.
China's spectacular economic growth-averaging 8% or more annually over the past two decades-has produced an impressive increase in the standard of living for hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens.
An environmental assessment (EA) is an environmental analysis prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act to determine whether a federal action would significantly affect the environment and thus require a more detailed Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
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Environmental impact of electric vehicles in China? It depends on how they are charged Research offers a strategy for reducing CO2 emissions and improving air quality with electric vehicles in Beijing
2007-08-26· China's environmental agency insisted that the health statistics be removed from the published version of the report, citing the possible impact on "social stability," World Bank officials said.
"The figures can vary among sources and type of environmental impact, but it is clear that the textile industry is among the top five polluting global industries."
Small wonder that environmental sustainability is rapidly moving up the agenda for Xi Jinping, the president, as he flexes his political muscles and consolidates his leadership of China.