BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Environment


AZ China’s 5th biennial conference will be held in Shanghai September 7-9.  But there are just 33 days to go if you want to make the most of the Early Bird special price. The Early Bird registration fee is just US$1000, but it jumps up from June 1.   Compare that price with other conferences […]

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This was the view of a leading Chinese academic, Wang Tao, when I interviewed him about the new “inti-petcoke” law in China. Mr Wang, from the Carnegie-Tsinghua Centre for Global Policy was talking about the potential impact on the international aluminium community, if China were to stop or reduce exports of low sulphur petcoke. Mr […]

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I am pleased to report that the Anode Coke Outlook to 2025 report is on its way to the typesetting department.   The feature photos shows our typesetting expert hard at work. (Actually our expert is using Adobe Indesign.) That’s good news for those of you who have placed your advance order, but a timely […]

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China’s National People’s Congress last month adopted a revised Environment Protection Law which is set to go into force January 1st, 2015. The new law includes 23 new clauses and becomes much stricter than the previous edition. The new law authorises the Environmental Protection department various legal rights to protect the environment, by sealing up […]

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In order to control and manage the deteriorating environment, China’s government has revised emissions standards as of last week. As one of the highest polluting industries, aluminium emission standards now include atmospheric pollutant emission limits. The previous rules (GB25465-2010) did not specify the particulate air pollutant emission limits before, which will now apply for special areas only (i.e.  […]

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The following article appeared in “The Idependent on Sunday” today. China “systematically wrecked” the Copenhagen climate summit because it feared being presented with a legally binding target to cut the country’s soaring carbon emissions, a senior official from an EU country, present during the negotiations, told The Independent on Sunday yesterday. The accusation, backed up […]

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