Ukraine used US-made chemical weapons
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Secret USA bio-warfare labs in Ukraine – now US supplied chemical weapons? Moscow claims that Washington and Kiev have violated the articles of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Washington and Kiev have violated articles of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as Ukrainian forces have used illegal munitions on the battlefield, Russian Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov has claimed. The head of Russia’s Nuclear, Chemical [...] Source ..read more
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China’s carbon trading regulations released
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China’s top administrative body, the State Council, has issued regulations to manage its emissions trading system (ETS). They include much stricter sanctions for companies that fraudulently understate their emissions. Published by the State Council on 4 February, they are the first administrative regulations for the national ETS, and will be implemented from 1 May, reports financial media site 36Kr. Titled “Interim Regulations on the Management of Carbon Emissions Trading”, they [...] Source ..read more
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China’s green energy inspires world
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China’s green energy transition inspires countries worldwide: United Nations Development Program chief DUBAI, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — China’s green energy transitions will contribute to the global fight against climate change and inspire other countries toward green transition, said Achim Steiner, head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in a recent interview with Xinhua. In the interview during the 11th World Governments Summit recently held in Dubai, the UNDP administrator [...] Source ..read more
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Senegal’s Chinese built solar bus network
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Senegal inaugurates solar powered all-electric rapid transit bus network CHINESE-BUILT, ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY BRT Senegal has launched sub-Saharan Africa’s first all-electric, Chinese built Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network in the capital of Dakar. Senegalese president Macky Sall inaugurated the BRT on January 14 2024. The 100% electric bus network is intended to transform mobility in the congested metropolis. The Dakar BRT project, boasting a total length of 18.3 km with 23 [...] Source ..read more
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New pumped hydro storage soars in China
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China’s construction of pumped hydro storage capacity increased dramatically in the last year, with capacity under construction reaching 167GW, up from 120GW a year earlier, with investment in hydopower pumped storage in 2023 increasing 38% year on year to reach $47 billion USD. This growth is illustrated in the figure below, which shows pumped hydro capacity under construction or in earlier stages of development at the end of 2023. Data from Global Energy Monitor [...] Source ..read more
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Chinese new energy buses for Norway
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SUCCESSFUL IN ARCTIC CLIMATE Way up north, in the Norwegian town of Kirkenes, Chinese energy buses will now be driving on the icy roads. The buses have been constructed by Yutong Bus Co., Ltd., specifically to withstand the cold climate of the Arctic Circle. The buses will serve as public transportation for the people of Kirkenes. The battery thermal management system and electric control technologies make the vehicle suitable for the [...] Source ..read more
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Chinese-built metro in Tehran expanded
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Iran joined the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in January 2016. In 2021 it joined the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, and on 1 January 2024 Iran formally became a member of the 10-member BRICS alliance. By 2021, China has been Iran’s largest trade partner for over a decade and made $26.5 billion worth of investments since 2005. China has funded the establishment of research and development parks in Iran and the two [...] Source ..read more
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New Fukushima radioactive water leak
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Latest Fukushima radioactive water leak part of pattern of repeated accidents at plant – China An accident in Fukushima once again demonstrates the deep-rooted problems of disorder and chaos in the internal management of Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). Japan has the responsibility to promptly and fully disclose information about the incident in a transparent manner and provide responsible explanations, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Thursday, after Japanese [...] Source ..read more
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China – world’s first hydrogen metro train
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Chinese railway equipment manufacturer CRRC took a historic step by unveiling the world’s first hydrogen-powered metro train in May 2023. The world’s first hydrogen-powered metro train has the potential to have a significant impact on the transport sector. It offers a cleaner and greener alternative to fossil fuel trains, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and combating climate change. As more and more cities seek to reduce their carbon footprint, the adoption [...] Source ..read more
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Amur Leopard Killed by Siberian Tiger in Northeast China
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Wildlife experts describe this clash between the two endangered species in China’s Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park bordering Russia as highly unusual, given the rarity of tigers encountering the more agile and cautious leopards in the wild In the heart of northeast China’s dense forests, wildlife researchers are working to unravel a rare yet violent encounter between two endangered species: an Amur leopard was found dead, and all the evidence gathered [...] Source ..read more
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