Got a burning question on China? ChinaFocus has got you covered with #FindingAnswersinChina. In episode five, we take a look at how China is battling the greatest existential crisis of our time: Climate Change. For decades, economic expansion was prioritised over environmental protection in China, but over the past few years, a significant shift has been made to focus on a greener future. At last week’s Leaders Climate Summit, China reiterated its biggest statement yet on climate change, promising to reach peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2060. Achieving it will require a complete overhaul of how ordinary Chinese people live. So how does it plan to achieve it?
How does Beijing manage the waste of 21+ million people? Josh wanted to answer this question, so he met up with a Waste-Recycling center that has recently had a breakthrough. He talks with the plant managers to find out how Beijing deals with waste and what is different about their center.
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is the longest sea bridge in the world. During its construction, there were lots of difficulties to tackle. How did this inexperienced team make it? Check the video to see more!
China has one of the most advanced High-speed Rail Systems in the world, but that wasn’t always the case. This is the story of how China developed its High-speed trains and rails. We follow one man that had a deeply personal experience with helping China step into the modern era of train technology and find out what that meant for him and his family.
This is the story of a team of scientists, lead by Tu Youyou, that risked everything to help cure malaria. Tu Youyou and her team were asked to create a cure for malaria, but it took more than anyone was expecting and almost took the lives of the scientists working on the project.
“Now the US is tired and impatient, which is a sad thing. Our Asian countries should be united.” What do you think?
What can we learn from China? Alistair Michie sits down to talk about his experience in China and why he thinks the rest of the world should listen to China.
Former prime minister of Japan talks about China and Japan