US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

By HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate […]

Report finds proof of Uyghur genocide in China

An independent report published on March 9 found that the Chinese government’s alleged genocide against the Uyghur population in Xinjian violated every provision in the UN Genocide Convention. China has denied human rights violations and justified the detention centres as prevention against religious extremism and terrorism. “The real question is, is there enough evidence to […]

Recent drop in emissions from China may speed up ozone layer recovery

What’s good for the planet is good for us all! According to New Scientist, the ozone layer may recover more quickly than initially thought. This is all thanks to the emission reduction in China of a banned ozone depleting gas. Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) – a tongue twister, isn’t it?