ANALYSIS

Keeping the Peace

Despite voting against the UN Water Convention, China does embrace its central principles. Prof Wouters shares her expert views on the region’s water treaties & keeping the peace on transboundary waters … more

OPINIONS

Map to Water Governance HK-Guangdong

Amongst rising concerns over the supply of Hong Kong’s principal water source, the Dong River, Kris Hartley proposes a new collaboration framework for HK-Guangdong water governance … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • No Longer “Cheap to Pollute”: MEP Sets Regulations to Enforce New Environmental Law
    MEP released four new ordinances on daily fines, production suspension & information disclosure..
  • International Conference on Climate Change
    27-29 November, 2014

    Discussion will focus on urban adaptation to climate change & building resilience in Asian cities. CWR to present … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    Rice is a thirsty grain. The global average virtual water content is 2,300 litres in 1kg of rice and yet water-scarce China is the #1 global producer… more

    PowerPOWER

    Li Junfeng on why for China, water security is more important than energy security. Unlike oil, China cannot import water to develop… more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    75% of the UK’s water footprint is external; UK  is ‘importing water’ by buying products from other countries. Should China adopt this strategy?… more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    Given the war on pollution MEP reform looks inevitable to address increasingly interlinked plans in the water-food-energy nexus… more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    Find out from the CLSA U report China Water Risk co-authored, how China’s lack of clean water poses an existential threat to the US$1.7 trillion global fashion industry… more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    Prof  Ma Zhong’s views on industrial wastewater standards, pricing & how mismatched discharge and water quality standards is facilitating pollution… more

    NEWS

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