Gallery: The plastic trail of the Ganga
Siddharth Agarwal documents how India has largely ignored the massive proliferation of plastics along rivers like the Ganga
Antarctica has lost nearly 3 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992
Melting ice could displace millions of people from coastal areas, finds study
The global industrial rebalance will benefit China and the world
Energy-intensive manufacturing is slowly returning to the US from China. It’s a positive move for the environment, writes Tan Hao
Roundtable: Is China still on track to reach its Paris targets?
Top Chinese climate experts respond to an alarming analysis showing China’s emissions rose rapidly in the first quarter of 2018
Facing up to northern China's extreme water stress
Policies to better manage China's freshwater resource are working overall but the north isn't improving, writes Jiao Wang
Economies have to decarbonise to stay competitive, says former UNFCCC chief
Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement has cleared the way for China to lead, says Christiana Figueres
Rebutting a rebuttal: Just how full is northern China’s water butt?
Charlie Parton responds to claims that water availability is not threatening north China’s development
Scott Pruitt’s problems
Facing 12 investigations, the administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency is struggling to keep his job, writes Tan Copsey
India’s air pollution plan falls short
The government has still not come to terms with the pollution crisis facing the nation’s cities, writes Joydeep Gupta
Is China getting the ‘cli-fi’ it needs?
If seeing is believing, Chinese filmmakers have a role in bringing home the reality of climate change, writes Tang Damin
Treasures in trash
In Jia Pingwa’s novel, Happy Dreams, the fragile existence of trash-pickers in China's big cities is revealed in heartbreaking, loving, and amusing detail
‘Industry needs to step up its game’ on plastics
Better waste systems and greater brand responsibility are key to tackling plastics in the ocean, says Marcus EriksenRead on chinadialogue ocean >
China is dredging for data on microplastics
Chinese scientists aim to provide policymakers with baseline data for effective plastic waste managementRead on chinadialogue ocean >
China's looming water crisis
In this report, Charlie Parton argues that the scarcity of water in the north of China threatens social and economic stability, before then detailing why a holistic approach to resolving the problem is needed.
New dawn for environmental ministries
China has reshaped its ministries in a radical effort to streamline governance and improve environmental protections. This journal gives a snapshot of how green politics are unfolding across the country