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Environmental Open Information: Between Advance & Retreat (Dec. 2010)
Are you willing to change your lifestyle in order to reduce your environmental footprint?
Yes, I’m happy to follow green tips even if that means reducing comfort or convenience level to some extent, like using a clothesline instead of a dryer;
No, companies and government should be responsible for offering choices that consume less and without affecting our lifestyle.
Yes, but to the extent that comfort and convenience of my life is not sacrificed;
NRDC's Side Event in Tianjin: Highlighting how Countries are Taking Action Now to Addres...
Writer: Alvin Lin
Date: October 14, 2011
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China’s rapid development has created urgent environmental and energy challenges – but it also presents a unique opportunity to help shape a low-carbon, sustainable development pathway for China that would have significant benefits both for China and the world. For over 15 years, NRDC has been working to strengthen environmental protection and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in China by working with central and local governments, research institutes, environmental groups, and businesses to develop the policies and tools needed to address China’s climate and energy challenges.

China is in the midst of strengthening its environmental laws, establishing a more robust enforcement system and developing the public’s right to participate – all of which are critical to creating a cleaner, healthier environment. Building on four decades of experience in legal advocacy, NRDC is training, advising and collaborating with Chinese experts and decision-makers to build the legal framework for stronger environmental laws and better enforcement.

NRDC and a group of apparel retailers and brand partners have launched a program to green the global textile supply chain. Starting in China, NRDC is spearheading a series of measures called the Responsible Sourcing Initiative (RSI) aimed at curbing pollution in the country’s textile mills, while saving the industry money. Although the initiative is still in its early stages, this has been a win-win for both the environment and the manufacturers’ bottom line.

 Building an Environmental Bar
 Working with Environmental Organizations
 Promoting Energy Efficiency in Jiangsu
 China's First Green Office Building
 Greening the Olympic Village
 The "Clean by Design" Initiative
 The Story of Redbud Company

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