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China Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

Woman on bicycle. Mask. Smog. City

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution, just minutes after U.S. President Donald Trump blasted China for “rampant pollution.” Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, Xi said China would achieve a peak in carbon dioxide …

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The Big China Disaster That You’re Missing

Water is discharged Tuesday from the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei Province.

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 28, 2020 Beijing is failing to keep up with the more frequent and devastating floods that climate change is bringing. By Anjani Trivedi for Bloomberg – The world’s largest dam is under pressure in the massive flooding that’s wiping away billions of dollars of value in China.  The predicament symbolizes a looming crisis for Beijing. Climate change is bringing more frequent and …

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Red alerts in China as floods maroon equipment to fight coronavirus

Residents stranded by floodwaters line up to get on a boat to evacuate

REUTERS, JULY 17, 2020 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Large parts of China were reeling on Friday from the worst floods in decades, as disruption mounted for supply chains, including for personal protective equipment (PPE), vital in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The central city of Wuhan and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Zhejiang declared red alerts as heavy rain …

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VIDEO: Chinese pleasure boat demolished after crashing into bridge during massive flooding

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2020  SHAOWU, CHINA – A pleasure boat was destroyed and sank after being washed away by an overflowing river and crashing into a bridge pier in southern China. The video, filmed in the city of Shaowu in Fujian Province on July 9, shows a pleasure boat floating along an overflowing river caused by recent heavy rainfall and …

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