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A Private Company in China Plans to Launch Reusable Rockets by 2021

October 24, 2019

A Chinese company is planning to launch a rocket with a reusable booster in 2021. The company is…
Yield-gap study finds China can meet rice demand despite land changes

April 17, 2019

Scientists have questioned whether China can remain self-sufficient as mass migration to the cities increases competition for water…
New Analysis Shows China is Poised to Soon Overtake the US in Artificial Intelligence

March 14, 2019

According to a new analysis published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, by the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence,…
Species-Rich Forests Store Twice as much Carbon as Monocultures

October 5, 2018

Species-rich subtropical forests can take up on average twice as much carbon as monocultures. An international research team…
China’s energy policies require integrated, strategic approach to balance air quality, carbon emissions and water scarcity goals

September 20, 2018

A team of researchers led by Princeton University investigated the environmental impacts of transitioning from coal to natural…
Automated Valet Parking jointly premiered by Daimler and Bosch in China

September 14, 2018

Automated Valet Parking is based on intelligent infrastructure and allows drivers to instruct their vehicle via smartphone to…
Living in Areas with High Levels of Pollution Significantly Reduces Intelligence, Study Finds

August 28, 2018

Over and above the well-documented effects on general health, high levels of pollution may also lead to significant…
More than 30% of global maritime crude oil trade moves through the South China Sea

August 28, 2018

The South China Sea is a major trade route for crude oil, and in 2016, more than 30%…
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Species-Rich Forests Better Compensate Environmental Impacts

August 22, 2018

To offset CO2 emissions, China is reforesting. If a mixture of tree species instead of monocultures were planted,…
China’s projected energy consumption mainly depends on its overall growth rate

August 3, 2018

As the world’s top producer of energy-intensive goods, China’s energy consumption is tied to both its rate of economic growth…
More than 100 Bosch boilers for clean air in Beijing

July 27, 2018

For replacing existing heating boilers in Beijing, Bosch Thermotechnology received three large orders for the delivery of 138…
China is a key destination for increasing U.S. energy exports

July 13, 2018

In recent years, as its domestic energy consumption has grown, China has become a more significant destination for…
Daimler Becomes First International Automaker to Obtain Road Test License for Highly Automated Driving in Beijing

July 9, 2018

In milestone for local R&D efforts, Daimler is approved for highly automated driving (level 4) test area road…
Scientists calculate impact of China’s ban on plastic waste imports

June 25, 2018

While recycling is often touted as the solution to the large-scale production of plastic waste, upwards of half of…
Survival and restoration of China’s native forests imperiled by proliferating tree plantations

May 9, 2018

China has implemented some of the world’s most ambitious policies to protect and restore forests, yet these programs…
Coming home to document a rapidly changing China

March 5, 2018

Sociologist Yu Xie is the director of Princeton’s Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, which aims to conduct research on…
China becomes world’s second largest LNG importer, behind Japan

February 28, 2018

China surpassed South Korea to become the world’s second-largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2017, according…
Russia and China Are Working on Space and Counterspace Weapons

February 21, 2018

Every year, the Department of National Intelligence (DNI) releases its Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. This…
China surpassed the United States as the world’s largest crude oil importer in 2017

February 8, 2018

China surpassed the United States in annual gross crude oil imports in 2017, importing 8.4 million barrels per day (b/d)…
Households carrying “witchcraft” label get isolated from the rest of the community

January 14, 2018

We live in remarkably good times, even if media fails to portrait them that way. We are safer…
Hot and Bothered: Impact of Climate Change on Manufacturing Output

November 17, 2017

To date, most empirical evidence on climate change impacts have focused on the agricultural sector. Little is known…
Almost 40% of global liquefied natural gas trade moves through the South China Sea

November 7, 2017

The South China Sea is a major route for liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, and in 2016, almost…
America’s still first in science — but China rose fast as funding stalled in U.S. and other countries, study finds

June 16, 2017

American scientific teams still publish significantly more biomedical research discoveries than teams from any other country, a new…
Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China

May 2, 2017

Severe air pollution has plagued China’s industrial regions in recent decades, a situation that has received worldwide attention…
Paying for Cleaner Air; Study Finds Many in China Willing to Invest a Portion of Income for Cleaner Environment

March 16, 2017

Outdoor air pollution in China is so severe that many people wear face masks to filter out airborne…
China expected to account for more than half of world growth in nuclear power through 2040

September 29, 2016

EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) projects that total global nuclear generation will increase by 73% through 2040,…
Study Reveals Surprising Role of Haze In the Warming of Chinese Cities

August 25, 2016

A new Yale-led study published in the journal Nature Communications sheds light on the surprising role that haze…
China’s diesel exports grow, driven by changes in its economy and refining industry

June 1, 2016

Chinese exports of diesel began to increase rapidly in 2015, driven by a structural shift in China’s economy—which…
China’s forest recovery shows hope for mitigating global climate change

March 24, 2016

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled…
Chinese Stock Market Participation Low, Long-Term Investment Planning Needed

March 10, 2016

In the past two decades, the Chinese economy has undergone drastic reforms in an effort to compete more…
What Does the Chinese Slowdown Mean for the World?

January 22, 2016

China’s slowing economy has rattled markets around the world. Yale SOM’s Stephen Roach, the former chairman of Morgan…
Q&A: What’s the significance of the IMF elevating China’s currency?

December 2, 2015

The International Monetary Fund said Monday that it would add the Chinese renminbi, also known as the yuan,…
Rural-to-Urban Migration Associated with Negative Environmental Effects in Chinese Cities

November 4, 2015

Over the past three decades, China has seen a significant migration of its population from rural areas to…
Q&A: What’s the impact of ending China’s one-child policy?

November 2, 2015

The Chinese government announced Thursday, Oct. 29, that it will end its one-child policy, allowing families to have…
Beyond China, other Southeast Asian countries plan for significant hydroelectric additions

October 30, 2015

China’s substantial development of hydroelectric power, including the largest power plant in the world at Three Gorges Dam,…
Increased recycling may reduce metals sector energy use in China

October 29, 2015

China produces more steel and aluminum than any other country. Secondary production, or producing metal from recycled scrap…
Chinese policies aim to increase energy efficiency in buildings

October 27, 2015

From 1998 to 2012, the energy consumption of buildings in China grew by about 7.7% per year, much…
New Pension System Changing China’s Traditional Family Structure

October 6, 2015

China’s population is aging at an alarmingly fast rate. Some 123 million of the country’s 1.4 billion people…
China Worries, Financial Market Drama Not Hindering Economic Outlook

October 2, 2015

A new economic forecast for the U.S., California, and Inland Southern California says the nation’s economy not only…
Shale gas development in China aided by government investment and decreasing well cost

October 1, 2015

Decreases in the cost to drill shale gas wells and continued investment into domestic production have allowed China…
Goods manufactured in China not good for the environment, study finds

September 30, 2015

In a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, scientists from three universities show that products made…
Harvesting clues to GMO dilemma from China’s soybean fields

September 25, 2015

China’s struggle – mirrored across the globe — to balance public concern over the safety of genetically modified…
China Plans Lunar Far Side Landing by 2020

September 24, 2015

China aims to land a science probe and research rover on the far side of the Moon by…
Coal use in China is slowing

September 18, 2015

Economic deceleration, industry restructuring, and new energy and environmental policies have slowed the growth of coal consumption in…
Recent statistical revisions suggest higher historical coal consumption in China

September 17, 2015

New preliminary data from the China Statistical Abstract 2015 (CSA2015) show an upward revision to China’s historical coal…
Whither China’s currency?

September 8, 2015

While the floors of the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges were awash in red ink, much of the black stuff…
Struggles ahead in China for chemical and pharmaceutical companies

September 3, 2015

China’s economic downturn plus other factors, including overcapacity and tightening regulations, mean the next two to three years…
Politics will prevent real economic reform in China, says professor

September 2, 2015

Recovering from the economic crisis that rippled through the global markets will be long and difficult for China,…
Nature, Chinese Pollution Offset U.S. West Ozone Gains

August 11, 2015

A new study finds that the western United States reduced its production of ozone-forming pollutants by a whopping…
Women’s Health Center of Excellence will be developed in Shanghai

August 11, 2015

Jiahui International Hospital (JIH), Partners HealthCare International (PHI) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) announced the extension of…
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