Brown offers China green incentive

January 20, 2008,AEST

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised China £50 million in aid for “green” technology as he seeks to switch the focus of his visit to the country to climate change. The Prime Minister has promised at least that sum will | Read More

Rare plant halts Sydney development

January 18, 2008,AEST

An investment company bought the 181ha former Air Services Australia site at Cranebrook in 2004, intending to subdivide and develop it for 1800 new residents. Since then, a number of rare and threatened plants and animals have been found on | Read More

Tower of strength for Expo — Shanghai Daily

January 15, 2008,AEST

SHANGHAI will turn a 165-meter chimney at an old power plant into a state-of-the-art observation tower for the 2010 World Expo. The building will demonstrate architectural prowess in combining advanced technology with the city’s history – and to say that | Read More

ADB to help China fight desert drift

January 15, 2008,AEST

China is getting outside help for a project to stop the alarming spread of deserts in its western interior that causes siltation of the Yellow River, the Asian Development Bank said Saturday. Manila-based ADB said it will help Beijing design | Read More

N.Y. leads USA in green construction

January 12, 2008,AEST

Two days ago, the Verdesian, a 26-story rental building developed by the Albanese Organization, became the first multi-family, residential high-rise building in the United States to receive Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) status from the U.S. Green | Read More

Our endangered coast – Australia

January 12, 2008,AEST

COASTAL development, rising sea levels, increasing storm surges and a vocal community are a potent political mix. The climate change debate has rightly focused on the critical need to reduce carbon emissions but inadequate attention is being given to what | Read More

Plastic bags set to be banned in China

January 11, 2008,AEST

CHINA launched a crackdown on plastic bags yesterday, banning production of ultra-thin bags and forbidding supermarkets and shops from handing out free carriers from June 1. China uses too many bags and fails to dispose of them properly, wasting valuable | Read More

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