Photos: Naihan Li
What's in the box? As we move from static, consumption-driven lifestyles to living with portability, flexibility and "less is more," it's fascinating to see how thoughtful design can bring this vital ethic to bear. We've seen
Praised by Prince Charles for their sustainable features, Beijing's traditional hutong alley neighborhoods are now the stars of a SimCity-like interactive game being showcased at Beijing Design Week. Its creators hope letting exhibit
The Copenhagen Accord was a deal and not a deal, and its real implications remain uncertain. Nonetheless, thanks to fly-on-the-wall accounts by participants like Ed Milliband and Mark Lynas ("How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in
The slight prospects for a deal at Copenhagen are already being pinned largely on the US and China. But with Obama's hands tied behind his back partly by the US Congress, with China already demonstrating leadership on renewable energy and energy
At the Beijing installment of October's 350.org event, hundreds of students came together to diss climate change and school their peers about the havoc warming temperatures were wreaking on China and the world.
As the two titans of greenhouse gas emissions announced their first climate pledges last week, the US and China didn't look like were trying hard to impress anyone or one-up each other. Their modest, if politically pragmatic
Our story on China's earliest snowfall in decades got picked up by Green Patriot Radio, which interviewed me on the ins and outs of the country's extensive rainmaking program. Among the trivia I share:
- Rainmaking technology was
When it comes to China's efforts to curtail greenhouse gases, Dr. Yang Fuqiang, director of global climate solutions at the World Wildlife Fund, has an optimal vantage point. He began his career as a researcher at the National Development and Reform
On Climate Change, "China has to say, this is my problem, and my solution"
For more than two decades, Dr. Yang Fuqiang has been a participant in the energy and climate change discussion in and around China. His career began as a researcher at the
When we awoke on Sunday, we were shocked to find Beijing draped in snow. It was a gorgeous white Halloween, and the earliest snowfall in a decade -- the result in part of an unusually strong cold front that had a few of us thinking