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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

2016 State of Environment Report Review

The signs are positive for China’s environment in 2016. Groundwater quality improved after 5 years of decline though there is mixed news for rivers & lakes. Is the tide turning in China’s ‘war on pollution’? … more


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INTERVIEWS

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


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

‘Science Unusual’ to Counter Fake News!

Science & policy have their own language but given significant climate risk overshadowed by fake news, can we afford to speak in tongues? Hu & Tan on why it’s time to step up efforts to bridge science and policy with finance … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

USEFUL LINKS

Sustainable Apparel Coalition An industry-wide group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations, academic experts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear products around the world


American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) US national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies and their suppliers


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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

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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