As the weather turns cooler, which is a welcome relief from the 50-degree days many were experiencing this summer, China prepares itself for the upcoming onslaught of the winter air-pocalypse.
For students and parents across China, May means only one thing: the Gaokao. This year, an estimated 9.4 million high school seniors sat the two-day college entrance examination in hopes of grabbing one of 3.7 million undergraduate spots. Happy news could spell a new path for their families, country, and the world.
China keeps making a full-court press on all things sustainable this month. This furthers the dive into a Twilight Zone where the U.S. and Middle Kingdom switch pole positions in the fight to save the Earth.
Sustainability news often comes out of China at a trickle. This past month, it’s been a deluge
China likes to top lists – world’s tallest observation deck; world’s fastest train; world’s largest population. In October, China topped another list – world’s least charitable country.
Today, Reince Priebus announced that the Trump Administration would make climate change denial its official policy. As leaders in Beijing wake up to the news, they must be having their own Thanksgiving. It’s not that they wish ill on the American people. It’s just, well, a dream come true.