Environment

  • Confirm
  • .
2018/01/04 | Bibek Bhandari
China Aims to Protect Environment through Tax
China continues its administrative attempts to cure the country of its environmental ills.
2018/01/03 | Dinah Gardner
Saving Taiwan's Forests from the Treetops
One project aims to spread awareness of the sheer size of Taiwan's highland trees.
2017/12/28 | Yulin
'Facebook Live' Hosts Illegal Pet Market in Taiwan
One potential customer asked if they could raise an ostrich in their backyard.
2017/12/26 | Li You
Nomadic Lifestyles Erode as Xinjiang Grows Warmer
Pastoralists' tradition of winter migration threatened by lack of snowfall and a resettlement policy.
2017/12/25 | Bhasker Tripathi,
Renewable Jobs Can Help Solve India's Rural Employment Woes
India's commitments to renewable energy development could help provide employment for the estimated 18 million Indians who will be jobless next year.
2017/12/22 | Nick Aspinwall
In South Taiwan, a Polluted Village Prepares for Relocation
Residents of Dalinpu know that leaving home is inevitable as pollution has spoilt their land, but they question the city government’s motivations and are calling for open discussion of their options.
2017/12/20 | Dinah Gardner
Is Bitcoin Killing the Planet?
Dreaming of Bitcoin hitting US$1 million? Then think twice about the energy implications and the future of your planet.
2017/12/18 | Bin-Min Sung
Taiwan's National Parks Face a Bumpy Road
Taiwan's National Park Act imitated the US system of conservation, but without the capacity to make it work.
2017/12/18 | Bill Laurance
Can Xi Control China's Overseas Resource Exploitation?
China’s ambitions will have some positive effects, and could even be economically transformative for certain nations, but other elements will benefit China while profoundly damaging our planet.
Anti-Pollution Protesters Make Voices Heard in Taichung
Thousands took to the streets in front of a strong showing of Taiwanese politicians, but will it be enough to instigate meaningful policy change?
2017/12/18 | Daniel Hurst
'Negotiation by Exhaustion': Reflecting on the Kyoto Protocol
Two decades on from the landmark meeting in Japan, negotiators have yet to find a satisfactory method of enforcing climate commitments.