Posts By Huang Zhen

Notes from the Field

China’s Environmental Protection Law Lays Groundwork for Greater Transparency

May 28, 2014

Last month, China passed sweeping revisions to its Environmental Protection Law that aim to take a tough stance against industrial polluters, imposing much stiffer fines and even allowing violators to be detained. It also permits civil society organizations to initiate public interest lawsuits on behalf of citizens.

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To Meet Low-Carbon Growth Targets, China Engages Small Businesses

October 24, 2012

Last week, China launched the fourth census of its environmental protection industry. This census will gather detailed demographic information on businesses that manufacture environmentally-friendly products, such as energy-saving technologies…

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China’s Entrepreneurs Take the Lead in Environmental Protection

June 9, 2010

Zhang Jiao earned her wealth in the agricultural wholesale fruit business, buying bananas from Hainan Island, oranges from Sichuan Province, and rice from Northeastern China, and selling it to wealthy markets such as Beijing. Despite her financial success, Zhang wanted to get back to the countryside, away from the harsh, constant urbanity of Beijing’s Wukesong […]

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