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Rise of Rooftop Energy Storage (Infographic)

We’ve looked into which countries are using the most solar power worldwide, how solar panels work and what the latest innovations are, detailed precisely in this infographic
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China’s ‘foreign waste’ Ban Sparks Australia Re-think on Plastic

China's decision to leave the plastic waste supply chain has prompted Australia, one of its biggest customers, to figure out a new journey for its rubbish.
China Makes 2017 a Global Hit for Solar Energy

China Makes 2017 a Global Hit for Solar Energy

China is leading the world in solar technology, accounting with a 45% share in all solar energy projects currently in operation worldwide. With this speed towards topping the renewable energy and eco-friendliness chart, China is surely eyeing to become an undisputed name in environmental-friendly tech in the near future.

Electric Car-Sharing Program Launches in China

Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing company that took over Uber's China business two years ago, is preparing an app that allows members to use their vehicles in a new 'energy car-sharing' scheme.
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Threat to 23,000 US Jobs amid Trump Solar Tax

Solar tariffs set to be introduced by the Trump administration will come with the loss of 23,000 US jobs in the first year alone, and significant setbacks in clean energy adoption.
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China’s New Recycling Policies May Spark an International Waste Crisis

The current state of North American recycling results in much of our recyclables being shipped to China for processing.But a new policy being implemented by China is going to place much stricter controls on...
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China Leads World’s Renewable Energy Investment

As the United States dropped out of the Paris climate accord, China has become the global trendsetter in renewable energy.The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis revealed the country cemented its leadership qualities with...
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Shenzhen’s Bus Fleet Will be Completely Electric by Year’s End

The city of Shenzhen, China already has the largest electric bus fleet in the world, but by the end of this year it will also be entirely electric. In the video above, you can...
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How “Sponge Cities” Are Helping to Curb Effects of Climate Change

Sponge cities are becoming the latest trend in urban design to help curb the effects of climate change.A sponge city is a city that's "designed to passively absorb, clean and use rainfall in an ecologically friendly...
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China is Testing an Electric Train That Drives With No Track

The latest form of electric transportation being tested in China is unlike anything that’s ever been seen before: a train that runs on a virtual track.As you can see in the video above, the...