China's Green Beat 中国绿色脉搏

Green China, make it happen! 绿色中国, 人人有责!

Archive for the 'Renewable Energy' Category

Eco-rap: live from Beijing

on Aug 6th 2009

Ok, I had some time to cook up an eco-rap, which I performed (with the help of beat masters 350 aka Three-Fitty and 环保PANDA) at the International Youth Climate Summit in Beijing a couple weekends ago. Here’s the footage…and the lyrics below. Let’s look into the future and see the opportunity Wind turbines will spin [...]

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Geothermal energy in Beijing 地热能在北京

on Jun 14th 2009

Well it sure has been awhile since we have posted a new Green Beat, but I promise this is one of our finest works yet (in contains a decent amount of eco-rap). The main reason for our slowdown at Green Beat was because each of the main three green brothers have been busy with other [...]

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Hydropower on the Nu River

on Nov 17th 2008

In 2004, there was a plan to put 13 dams along the Nu River, one of the most biodiverse regions of China.  The total output of the dams would surpass that of the Three Gorges Dam, and would be used to supply electricity to Southwest China.  Wen Jiabao put a stop to the projects that [...]

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Bioenergy in Yunnan 云南省的生物能源

on Jul 16th 2008

Yunnan province in Southwest China is a multicultural, beautiful place and a hotbed of biodiversity. Many rural people rely almost solely on firewood for their energy needs of cooking and heating. Over collection of firewood is the most immediate and significant threat to biodiversity in Northwest Yunnan, because of the amount of deforestation and destruction [...]

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Episode 5: Wind Power in China

on Mar 27th 2008

China’s appetite for energy is growing just as quickly as its economy. Currently, 70% of primary energy in China comes from coal, creating large amounts of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Over the next ten years, China will see a growing portion of their energy come from renewable sources, due to an ambitious national [...]

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Episode 3 – Biomass Power: The potential to replace coal

on Dec 2nd 2007

Our third episode is about biomass power in China. When we went to see China’s first biomass power plant in China, I was surprised by how good burning biomass can smell. The whole place had this fragrant green smell. It was also amazing to see the massive quantities of biomass that are needed to run [...]

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Episode 2: Rooftop Revolution: China's 40 million solar water heaters

on Nov 21st 2007

Our second episode is about China’s use of solar water heaters, a great form of renewable energy that is easy to use. It is inspiring to see this technology around China from Gansu to Shandong, Beijing to Guangzhou. I hope you enjoy the second episode of China’s Green Beat! 我们第二集是关于太阳能热水器在中国的使用情况,太阳能是容易被使用而且潜力巨大的可再生能源, 而令人鼓舞的是我们能看到这项技术在中国的大江南北被越来越多的人使用, 希望你能喜欢中国绿色脉搏第二集。Forthcoming episodes: December – [...]

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