Steve, maybe you SHOULD have gone to Beijing’s party

Well, the Olympics are shaping up to be A-OK for Canadian athletes, but something tells me they aren’t quite shaping up quite as well for Canada in China.  This afternoon, the Globe and Mail reported here that former Prime Minister, … Continue reading

Lester R. Brown Comes to Beijing

Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute came to Beijing to lecture us on how the world is going to come to an end. If he keeps it up like this in China, it just might. Chinese people don’t have elected officals to call, and they don’t respond well to doom and gloom. Western visionaries need to to better than that in China.

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Harper barking up wrong climate change tree

Stephen Harper wants Europe to pressure China into cutting GHG emissions. In the meantime, Japan is set to transfer technology and capital to China to do that job. Who will have more influence on China? Canada had better get ready to step up.

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Europe – tell China to cut their GHGs ok?

Yesterday the Globe and Mail reported that Stephen Harper will be meeting with European leaders both in large meetings and privately to convince them to pressure China and India to “level the playing field” of development and climate change. 1. … Continue reading

Earthquake shakes spirits

2008 is shaping up to be an unlucky year for China. Tragedies have served to balance the nationalistic energies focused on the Olympics. But one thing these troubles may have served to accomplish is a feeling of brotherhood between all ethnic Chinese scattered across the globe.

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