Is China reaching a tipping point on pollution ?

Over the past few days and weeks, so many horrifying news have been making the headlines on China that I thought a recap would be needed. As an introduction you might read my post on the airpocalypse in Beijing. All the news I will develop today clearly allow us to understand why the country is… Continue reading Is China reaching a tipping point on pollution ?

More on the Chinese carbon tax

A year ago I was relating how China, the largest greenhouse gases emitter, was willing to tax carbon by 2015. It seems the local government is pretty serious about it as last week’s news show. To the Clean Revolution : ” China‚Äôs Finance Ministry has announced a new set of green taxation policies, including a… Continue reading More on the Chinese carbon tax

Australia is getting hotter, Beijing more irrespirable

Last week two events caught my attention in the Asia Pacific region as they show that our climate is warming and our air is deteriorating. Both events look unrelated at first but aren’t as fossil fuels are in both cases the culprit. The first one was the horrendous fires and temperatures witnessed in Australia. The… Continue reading Australia is getting hotter, Beijing more irrespirable