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China & Renewable Energy: The Outlook For Growth

January 10th, 2013 | by Andrew

Now the world's largest energy consumer and producer of greenhouse gas emissions, the degree to which China can realize its renewable energy and sustainable development goals will be a key factor determining the shape of our world in years to come. Market research and marketing consultancy Solidiance has come out with a comprehensive analysis of the outlook for renewable energy growth in China


A Chinese Hydropower Scorecard Does Not Fill the Accountability Gap

September 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Hurwitz

The International Hydropower Association launched its non-binding sustainability guidelines scorecard in Beijing today, hoping to attract Chinese dam builders to what is turning out to be the world's latest industry-led greenwash. Yet, the scorecard, called the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP), may do little to fill the accountability gap that exists between country regulatory systems. The HSAP makes no requirement of developers to comply with national and international legislation



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