Blog posts tagged to "Beijing"
Published on Monday, 15 May 2017
Vice-President Stephen Groff gives an update from the Beijing launch of the PRC-led Belt and Road Initiative.
Published on Tuesday, 03 January 2017
Although the city’s air pollution problems won’t disappear overnight, authorities are finally pursuing long-term solutions.
Published on Monday, 10 October 2016
If Beijing implements the scheme and it proves successful, more Asian cities may follow suit.
Published on Friday, 08 February 2013
If a frog is placed in a boiling caldron, it will immediately jump out to safety. If the same frog is placed in water, which is slowly heated to boiling, the frog will tranquilly remain and eventually die from overheating.
This biological anecdote is frequently utilized as a metaphor for our political state of affairs over global climate change. As the planet slowly heats and succumbs to gradual change we unwittingly accustomize without sensing the dangers that await us. The lessons from this phenomenon also encompass the state of our cities and the transport sector.