ANALYSIS

China's Water Tax Expansion

China’s water resource tax pilot has expanded to 9 provinces including Beijing & Tianjin. China Water Risk’s Yuanchao Xu explores successes of Hebei’s initial pilot & why additional provinces may benefit … more

OPINIONS

Water in HK's diet

Urban centres are dependent on distant resources and as a result, many are unaware of their indirect water footprint. Davy Vanham from the European Commission looks at HK’s diet’s high water footprint … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • 2018 No.1 Doc: Charting A Roadmap For Rural Vitalisation
    China’s top priority for 2018 is to vitalise rural areas. Goals are set until 2050 & green development is an action area
  • 8th World Water Forum
    18–23 March 2018

    This edition in Brasilia will focus on sharing water benefits, encouraging solution & best practice exchanges & international cooperation … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    China suffered 44mn tonnes of crop failure due to droughts & floods in 2016. Which regions are most at risk? Should the private sector do more?… more

    PowerPOWER

    What are Green Power Certificates & how can they ease the burden of China’s existing subsidy system for renewable energy?… more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    Floods and storm surges are sensational disasters but the World Bank’s new report shows droughts can actually be more impactful. Why is this?… more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    China can exert greater external influence through infrastructure development but caution is needed on financial & environmental risks… more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    Fashion, an industry not often associated with climate change & tech innovation has been redesigning itself to change just that. See how… more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    CDP’s 2017 Global Water Report shows a 41% increase in companies disclosing. Is putting an internal price on water the next step?… more

    NEWS

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