The Science of Sustainability

Sustainable China

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When it comes to energy and the environment, China might seem to have a split personality: making significant strides toward clean power–but still building coal-fired power plants at a furious rate. As Marjorie Sun found on a recent reporting trip, China and California share some of the same challenges, though the task for China is monumental.

China’s ‘Gridlock’ May Slow Conversion to Clean Energy

China’s ‘Gridlock’ May Slow Conversion to Clean Energy

California and China share the challenge of updating their power grids for the new age of clean energy. But China's task would appear to be–um–bigger.

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Solar Powers China's March Toward Sustainability

Solar Powers China's March Toward Sustainability

China has vaulted out front in the solar power game. That's been good for consumers but perplexing to its California competitors.

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