China's declining exports show the depth of its downturn, economists say.
After years of delay, China plans a partial reform of its fuel price system.
President Hu Jintao has warned workers and party leaders that tough times lie ahead.
China's growing financial power draws scrutiny as U.S. economic costs rise.
China's urbanization is a major cause of climate change, the
International Energy Agency says.
China's $586-billion stimulus plan serves economic and political needs, experts say.
China's development takes precedence over reduction in global warming emissions, a government report says.
China's bureaucracy has impeded food safety regulation, according to U.N. officials, while a new law would continue to divide responsibilities.
China's rural reform plan may add to energy and environment problems in cities, experts say.
China's new rural reform plan does not promise faster income growth for farmers, an RFA analysis shows.
China plans tougher safety inspections for milk producers than for coal mines.
China's dairy scandal could damage investor confidence in the country's food industry for years, analysts say.
China's system of harsh punishments has done little to prevent public safety crimes like the adulteration of infant formula, experts say.
China's government is trying to ease public anger over infant deaths and kidney failure caused by toxic milk products, experts say, but thousands of children remain at risk.
China's overloaded trucks and railways are adding to energy consumption, pollution and waste, experts say.
Deadly mining accidents in China have claimed at least 223 lives in the past week, despite government claims that safety has improved.
China's 1-trillion-yuan ($147-billion) earthquake recovery plan for Sichuan poses challenges for the country's economy, experts say.
China has ordered a ban on some new coal mines after a series of deadly accidents during preparations for the Olympic Games.
China's government has put the Olympics ahead of key energy and environmental reforms, experts say. Officials are promising changes after the Games end.
As China pushes its miners to produce more coal and meet power demand for the Olympics, a series of mining accidents has claimed dozens of lives.
China mulls new emergency measures to achieve "blue skies" as the Olympics approach, but experts say the event is a false test of the country's environmental progress.
China is struggling with the inflationary effects of its currency policy three years after launching a partial reform. Speculative "hot money" is pouring into the country, while food prices have jumped by over 20 percent so far this year
China's energy supplies are under severe strain as the Olympic Games approach. The country's main coal-producing province has run short of coal and power as it struggles to meet Beijing's demand.
World Bank backs proposal for an international food reserve to meet emergencies and curb runaway prices, as G8 nations pledge to study the plan.
China’s price hike for fuel has created demand for more
oil, which may be just the opposite of what the government
planned, experts say.
After years of discord, China has agreed to cooperate with Japan on developing a disputed offshore gas field. But major challenges lie ahead.
China’s preparations for the Beijing Olympics have failed to produce long-term environmental gains, analysts say, as pollution grows along with construction for the games.
G8 nations are pressing China to end its fuel subsidies as oil consumption and world prices climb.
Experts are considering an international system to fight speculation in food prices, but questions persist about how coordinated grain reserves would be used.
China’s subsidy costs for food and fuel are soaring while the country tries to cope with damage from the Sichuan earthquake. Experts say the government can’t indefinitely afford the combined burdens of recovery and price controls.