China news digest

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Biodiversity decline not yet halted

While the status of some species is improving, “the overall trend of biodiversity decline has not been reversed,” according to Xinhua.

Extreme weather hitting China in May

Various regions of China are experiencing abnormal weather this month, including extreme heat, rainfall and drought

New law to protect Qinghai–Tibet Plateau

China has passed a national law to conserve the ecology of the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau

Ecological redlines finalised

China’s ecological conservation redlines have been fully laid out, the Ministry of Natural Resources announced on 22 April, Earth Day

Carbon impact analysis required for all new projects

Chinese governments and enterprises must produce a carbon impact analysis for all new investment projects located in China

China’s first long-distance hydrogen pipeline

Sinopec has revealed its plan to build a 400 km green hydrogen pipeline from Inner Mongolia to Beijing

Green industries catalogue draft retains ‘clean coal’

The Green Industries Guidance Catalogue, published in 2019, has been revised for the first time and is open for public consultation until April 15.

Oil and gas firms to integrate new energy

China’s oil and gas companies should use more new energy during extraction and accelerate new energy generation, states gov action plan

Special agency to reform environmental disclosures

A special agency has been established to reform China’s environmental disclosure system

Climate and energy proposals during the Two Sessions

China’s annual Two Sessions have closed, with legislators and political advisors having offered thousands of proposals, including many related to climate and energy