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  1. Beijing Is Sinking as Groundwater Levels Drop: Study

    27 Jun 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese capital is sinking at a rate of 11 centimeters per year due to excessive groundwater extraction, according to a new study. Researchers from Chinese and European institutions, who ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2016 - 10:53

  2. ADB Provides $300 Million for Wastewater Service Upgrades in Western China

    24 Jun 2016- 09:07 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement on a 300 million U.S. dollars equivalent loan facility with Beijing Capital Co. Ltd. on Thursday to support water and wastewater service upgrades ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2016 - 09:07

  3. China's Environment Ministry Enlists the Public to Identify Severely Polluted Waterways

    23 Jun 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report BEIJING The Guardian As part of the “hei chou he” (“black and smelly river”) initiative, China’s environment ministry is asking members of the public to help it hunt down severely polluted waterways that can then ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2016 - 08:41

  4. China’s Environmental Policies Are Paying Off: Study

    20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STANFORD, CA, United States China’s environmental policies, aimed at undoing years of pollution and environmental damage due to rapid economic growth, are paying off, according to a decade-long study, “ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2016 - 10:07

  5. China in Talks to Provide Cloud-Seeding Technology to India

    20 Jun 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report BEIJING Economic Times China is in talks with India to provide cloud-seeding technology to drought-hit Maharashtra to induce rain and train the staff of local meteorological department. Climate Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2016 - 09:00

  6. Shui Aims for Fourfold Revenue Increase

    16 Jun 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report BEIJING Shanghai Daily SHUI.CN, a Beijing-based water purifying service provider, aims to increase its revenue by fourfolds from this year to 1.2 billion yuan (US$182 million) by 2019 as it taps Chinese consumer ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2016 - 08:24

  7. China’s Environmental Protection Ministry Restructures to Better Fight Pollution

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s Environmental Protection Ministry this week announced a restructuring exercise aimed at improving pollution monitoring and prevention. Two departments under the ministry-- one dealing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  8. AIIB to Announce Initial Loans This Month

    9 Jun 2016- 08:22 by Local Press Report BEIJING gbtimes The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will announce its first loans during its third board meeting on June 24, the bank’s President Jin Liqun said on Tuesday. The AIIB was founded last year ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2016 - 08:22

  9. China Says Climate Change is Melting Key Glacier

    9 Jun 2016- 08:11 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters A glacier that is one of the largest at the source of China's Yangtze River is fast retreating because of climate change, according to Pu Jianchen, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2016 - 08:11

  10. China Releases Global Remote Sensing Data

    8 Jun 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China released a remote sensing report on Monday, detailing ecological information related to land cover, vegetation, agricultural conditions and marine environment on a global scale. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:41

  11. China to Set Regional Limits on Energy, Water Consumption

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will set regional limits on energy and water consumption and land use for industrial development, as part of the government’s call to meet “ecological red lines,” according to a document ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  12. China Saw Reductions in Surface Water Pollution Last Year

    3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China saw reductions in severely polluted surface water last year, but the country still has a ways to go an needs to do more to protect groundwater sources, according to the annual bulletin on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2016 - 10:00

  13. Drought Persists in Northern, Central China Despite Recent Rains

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Despite some relief due to rainfall earlier this month, drought conditions are continuing in parts of northern and central China, including areas in Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi provinces, state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  14. Beijing Has Built 1,178 Water Conservation Projects

    17 May 2016- 08:49 by Local Press Report BEIJING Economic Times Chinese capital Beijing, which once relied heavily on groundwater that led to its depletion, has built more than 1,000 conservation projects saving up to 100 million cubic metres of water ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2016 - 08:49

  15. Environmentalists, Experts Critical of Plan to Transfer Water From Russia to China

    5 May 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOMSK, Russia A recent proposal to transfer as much a billion cubic meters of water from Russia’s Altai region to China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has raised concerns among Russian environmentalists and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:06

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