China fund targets climate action

Apple is spearheading a new $300 million clean energy investment fund in China to help tackle climate change. The tech giant - along with 10 suppliers - will get the ball rolling on a fund that will be used ...

China tops renewables league

China continues to be the leading nation when it comes to clean energy attractiveness, according to a bi-annual report by EY. The renewable energy country attractiveness index (recai) from EY reveals America...

China joins ‘green building movement’

China has penned a deal to support the construction of green buildings worldwide that help cut harmful emissions. The partnership between the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and China Green Building ...

Teamwork transforms farming in China

Around 21 million smallholder farmers in China have developed more sustainable production methods thanks to a decade-long initiative. The collaborative campaign was led by a team of international researchers...

Passenger drones fly themselves

The deputy mayor of Guangzhou - in China - has been getting firsthand experience of autonomous passenger drone technology. Wang Dong has helped test the drone, which can take one passenger. It was developed ...

China invests in biofuels

Over 100 biofuel facilities will be built in China by 2035 as part of a new collaboration deal announced this week. On a trade mission to the country, the Premier of Quebec, Philippe Couillard, confirmed Can...

China fuels clean energy investment

Worldwide investment in clean power in 2017 was the second highest ever made annually, according to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The BNEF report shows investments totalled $333.5 billio...

Blockchain strengthens food systems

IBM is using its blockchain platform to improve food safety in China. The Blockchain Food Safety Alliance, a collaboration between IBM, Walmart, JD and Tsinghua University, is going to harness the digital le...

Asia invests in autonomous shopping

Autonomous shopping platforms are growing in popularity in Japan and China. The Moby Mart self-driving supermarket in China is a standout innovation. Running off electricity, and equipped with solar panels, ...

Court rules in favour of robot

(CHINA) A Beijing court is using an AI-powered robot to provide litigation services to the public. The Sanbot King Kong robot, called Xiaofa, was created by QIHAN. It harnesses IBM Watson technology and w...