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China vows to cut coal consumption

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BEIJING HAS VOWED to cut coal use to reduce air pollution.  Plans to shift China’s energy consumption away from coal are a direct response to public and international concern over health and environmental risks of the nation’s air quality.  The statement comes amidst Beijing’s recent selection to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, during a time […]

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China becomes world’s second-largest vineyard area

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CHINA HAS OVERTAKEN France to become the world’s second-largest vineyard area. The announcement comes as Chinese domestic demand for wine from the burgeoning middle class continues to grow. Whilst Spain continues to lead in overall area of land devoted to vineyards with 1.02 million hectares, China has 800,000 hectares (1.9m acres). France is now the […]

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