|China’s River Chiefs: Who Are They?
River chiefs were first implemented in 2007 following a pollution incident. Now, by 2018 all of China’s rivers/lakes will have river chiefs. How will this work & what do they do? China Water Risk’s Yuanchao Xu expands … more
|Green Financing For Climate Resilience
We sat down with Dr Christine Chan from the Climate Bonds Initiative working group to get the latest on green finance. How have China’s green bonds been received? What is next for investors? … more
|Why Do Hydro-Hegemons Cooperate?
Cooperation and conflict exist on a spectrum in transboundary river basins. Dr Selina Ho from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy explores the policies of China & India, Asia’s two hydro-hegemons. How and why they work with other states on the Mekong & the Ganges?
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|Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China
Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more
Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China
Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more
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