Chinese cities fail to balance growth and sustainability

Four in five Chinese cities are failing to strike a balance between growth and sustainability. That’s the finding of a new report by consultancy firm Accenture and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The study examined 73 of China’s largest cities and rated them across 32 performance indicators in three main categories: economic performance, resource and […]

UK and China team up for energy storage systems

A UK University has teamed up with China to create a joint research institute for developing energy storage systems. The University of Leeds is working with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to focus on thermal and mechanical based energy storage systems. These new technologies are expected to overcome problems with other methods such as batteries […]

China could drive low carbon ‘revolution’

China could potentially drive a new global low carbon ‘revolution’ but it needs the help of the international community, according to a new report. UK Researchers at the Climate Group and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) suggested investment in the low carbon economy could also help tackle the world’s financial crisis by creating millions […]