China's Green Beat 中国绿色脉搏

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

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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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Hong Kong: Consumed! 香港:被消费消耗

on Jul 3rd 2008

This new video is also a result of the video training meeting held in Beijing in April. This one comes from our Hong Kong team comprised of Serene Wei Wei Gao, Tennia Yue Zhao, Andrew Stevenson, and Alley Pezanoski-Browne. The video alerts the viewer to the growing problem of waste in Hong Kong and explores […]

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Sun Zhe’s Adventures: Green Dating Gone Wrong 孙哲历险记: 绿色约会泡汤了

on Jun 25th 2008

Last time on Sun Zhe’s Adventures, our hero lined up some hot dates while touting the advantages of his bike and the bus even in the face of Beijing air pollution and traffic.  This time, he has a new crush, Zhu Ying, who is as green as they come.  Let’s see how Sun Zhe fares […]

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Kunming’s No Car Day 昆明的无车日

on Jun 24th 2008

This episode, produced by Kunming Green Sisters Ouyang and Jenny, tells about “No Car Day”. What kind of effect does this once-a-month activity have on the city of Kunming? What do the local people think about it? Watch to find out. 众所周知,9月22日是世界无车日,而昆明是全国首个施行“月月无车日”的城市。自去年9月世界无车日后,昆明就把每月最后一个周六定为无车日。在无车日这天从早上9点到下午5点,共8个小时,主城一环内只对自行车、公共汽车、出租车、特种车辆及其他公共交通车开放。全市公务车一律封存,私家车则遵行车牌尾数为单号的逢单月时可进入一环;逢双月时,则车牌尾数双号可通行。另外,还规定17座以上的客车满座率在50%以上可自由出入禁行区域。 September 22 was “No Car Day” around the world, but Kunming is the […]

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Shanghai: Excessive Packaging 上海: 过度包装

on Jun 23rd 2008

This new video, produced by Green Sisters Leigh Billings and Tina Hou in Shanghai, was a result of the video training meeting held in Beijing in April. In China, packaging for consumer products is often excessive and gorgeous. Packaging creates a huge amount of waste, how can we get rid of this problem?  First we […]

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Cooperation with China Dialogue and New Episodes Forthcoming…

on May 27th 2008

中外对话和中国绿色脉搏合作绿色视频系列即将与大家见面! It has been awhile since we have updated our viewers with news or given you new content, but rest assured the Green Brothers have been hard at work the past few months. Our biggest news is that we are now in cooperation with China Dialogue, a premier bilingual site on the environment that focuses […]

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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 4 – Sun Zhe’s Public Transportation Adventures

on Feb 18th 2008

The newest episode of China’s Green Beat is about public transportation in Beijing. Whereas the first three episodes were filmed and produced in a documentary style, episode 4 is filmed in a comedy and drama style, following one main character Sun Zhe as he has various experiences around Beijing on the subway, the bus, and […]

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