For a month, there haD been oil leaking from an oil platform in the Gulf of Bohai in the north of China. The National Bureau of Maritime Affairs said Tuesday that the leak has contaminated an area of 840 square kilometers. The platform Penglai 19-3 “has caused a degree of pollution and damage to the […]
Energy consumption in China for the first time surpassed the United States in 2010, according to the annual energy report published today by the British oil company BP.
Just over six months after giving the big German energy companies an extension of twelve years to the oldest reactors in the country, the government of Angela Merkel approved Monday, June 6, a bill aimed at breaking of civilian nuclear power in advance.
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called for closer cooperation with Japan in developing the green economy.
China and Russia signed an agreement on gas cooperation, and hope to see further progress in this area, said Tuesday Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan. During a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the end of the seventh session of meetings on energy between Chinese and Russian negotiators, Mr. Wang said that China […]
Japan’s government on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power Company to begin paying provisional compensation to nearly 50,000 families who lived near the damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear plant. Industry Minister Banri Kaieda says he wants the company to quickly hand out the payments. Kaieda says the money is meant to assist with short-term living expenses for those […]