Shenzhen’s New Path to Sustainability Is Crowded With Obstacles

A new and huge city focuses on getting cleaner. Photo…

China’s Early Pivot Away From Carbon

World’s largest coal consumer's big challenge to lower climate-changing…

Photo Slideshow: China Completes Second Line of South-North Water Transfer Project

Massive manmade river begins moving water from central China to Beijing.

Air Pollution: Eastern China Becomes A Smoker’s Lounge

Did you miss Circle of Blue's reporting on how cleaning up the power sector – namely coal – and reducing energy demand would clear the air and provide water benefits? Not to worry; Brett Walton gives an update on the current smog situation and how a recent report may provide solutions.

Mongolia Copper Mine at Oyu Tolgoi Tests Water Supply and Young Democracy

Mining boom in South Gobi influenced by local and global citizen activism

China Tests New Strategy to Curb Coal Demand, Reduce Air Pollution, and Conserve Water

Nation’s Ministry of Environment turns to Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum for help.

Deep Sea Gas: China Follows Japan in Pursuit of New Energy Source

Though methane hydrate, a newly discovered unconventional natural gas reserve, is seen as an alternative to coal-fueled power, the technology for tapping deepwater supplies is not yet viable.

TIM: This Is Mongolia

Paved roads are still a rarity in this country, which is larger than Alaska and where 1.2 million people – 40 percent of the resident population – earn their keep herding livestock.

A Tank of Warm Water Brews a New Development Tea in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert

Circle of Blue senior editor Keith Schneider wraps up his recent trip to Mongolia.

In China’s Coal Belt, A Refinery Drains Water and Life

A Chinese researcher reveals massive groundwater use at a coal-to-liquids…

China Takes a Keen Interest in Water-Energy Connections

Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider reports from Beijing on discussions…

A Wild Ride Through Mongolia’s Resource Boom

A huge country with a tiny population navigates the problems…