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China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners

China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New dietary guidelines could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1bn tonnes by 2030, and could lessen country’s problems with obesity and diabetes
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RC44 - New articles: New article by Ngai Pun, Yuan Shen, Yuhua Guo, Huilin Lu, Jenny Chan, Mark Selden on Chinese workers’ struggles from a global labor perspective

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Don’t listen to the ruling elite: the world economy is in real trouble

Don’t listen to the ruling elite: the world economy is in real trouble | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Andy Xie says those attending the G20, Davos and other wasteful meetings are wrong to try to pin the blame for the turmoil on people’s psychology; all signs point to a prolonged period of global stagnation and instability
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Made in China: Makerspaces and the search for mass innovation | Nesta

Made in China: Makerspaces and the search for mass innovation | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This report analyses the trends that are driving the maker movement in China, based on a survey of almost 100 makerspaces.
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Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked

Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Tencent, a major chinese web browser with millions of users around the world, has been found leaking data with which users can be identified, tracked and attacked.

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China to crack down on P2P lenders giving home loans

China to crack down on P2P lenders giving home loans | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Chinese authorities are seeking to crack down on a surge of unregulated lending that is pushing up property prices, reports the Financial Times.

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China's sharing economy creates market worth $298 billion: National Information Centre | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

China's sharing economy creates market worth $298 billion: National Information Centre | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

China's sharing economy creates market worth $298 billion: National Information Centre - There are 50 million sharing business providers in China and they have more than 500 million consumers, according to a report.

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Uber’s China Customers can Now Pay for International Rides Using Alibaba’s Alipay

Uber’s China Customers can Now Pay for International Rides Using Alibaba’s Alipay | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Uber has extended its cooperation with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's (NYSE:BABA) online payment platform to allow its Chinese customers to pay their fare outside China using Alipay.

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China's One Child Policy: Overwhelmed By Increased Affluence

China's One Child Policy: Overwhelmed By Increased Affluence | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

chiThe classic I.P.A.T. (Ecological Impact = Population * Affluence * Technology) equation very succinctly sums up the problem that humanity faces. Growth in both the number of people on the planet, and the level of affluence per person (I use GDP per ca

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China’s First Eco-village Conference - Permaculture College Australia

China’s First Eco-village Conference - Permaculture College Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sunshine Ecovillage in Anji, Huzhou, inland from Shanghai, hosted China’s first major ecovillage conference in October, 2015. I was invited to be a keynote speaker by one of the organising team, Jiang, who participated in the Shenzhen PDC in 2014 and joined us for the final days of the 2015 PDC. He insisted that I …
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China's Sharing Economy Impact On Millennials | PYMNTS.com

China's Sharing Economy Impact On Millennials | PYMNTS.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The wealth gap in China has made it tough for millennials trying to make it. But new popularity in the sharing economy has created living communities like You+.

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China's New Five-Year Plan Embraces Jeremy Rifkin's 'The Third Industrial Revolution' via /r/Futurology

China's New Five-Year Plan Embraces Jeremy Rifkin's 'The Third Industrial Revolution' via /r/Futurology | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
China’s New Five-Year Plan Embraces Jeremy Rifkin’s ‘The Third Industrial Revolution’
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China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030

China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Report says figures could rise to nearly one-third with power sector reforms, making it the world wind energy leader by a large margin
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How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War

How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Through vast server farms and canny investments, Chinese companies have effectively centralized control over a currency designed to be borderless.
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Digital China special: Cyber attacks on Taiwan, Twitter leaks, PLA software, robots and more

Digital China special: Cyber attacks on Taiwan, Twitter leaks, PLA software, robots and more | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Latest developments from digital China including cyber attacks on Taiwan, problems for Baidu, and Apple tries to mend fences.
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Why China's Millennials Are Happy to Own Nothing

Why China's Millennials Are Happy to Own Nothing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Two decades ago, Tyler Xiong and his parents had to live in a commune guided by the strict socialist teachings of Mao Zedong.
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Real Estate Related Crowdfunding & P2P Lending Surge in China: Opportunity or Crisis?  - Crowdfund Insider

Real Estate Related Crowdfunding & P2P Lending Surge in China: Opportunity or Crisis?  - Crowdfund Insider | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The property prices in China’s major cities has surged in recent months, first in Shenzhen, then Shanghai and Beijing. The rapid appreciation of property i

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The End of China’s Labor Regime?

The End of China’s Labor Regime? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
by Kevin Lin Ed. note:  The New York Times Business Day section (10 March 2016) included a feature article entitled "Not the Chinese Dream" by Owen Guo, that highlighted the inability or unwillingness of China's 257 million [internal] migrant workers to occupy the thousands of vacant urban apartments that are weighing down the Chinese economy.…
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Driving home for Chinese new year — in a shared car - FT.com

Driving home for Chinese new year — in a shared car - FT.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The world’s biggest mass migration has hitched a ride on the sharing economy, with hundreds of thousands of Chinese turning to carpooling for their annual pilgrimage home for the lunar new year. The holiday season, which kicks off on Monday, will
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Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies

Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As oil forces a state of emergency in Peru.
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China's online P2P lending almost quadrupled in 2015: report

China's online P2P lending almost quadrupled in 2015: report | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LENDING transactions via China's peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms reached 982.3 billion yuan (about US$151 bln) in 2015, up 288.6 percent from 252.8 billion yuan in 2014, an Internet financial services web
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Ocean plastic, China’s sharing economy and more - JWT Intelligence

Ocean plastic, China’s sharing economy and more - JWT Intelligence | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

–Coinciding with the Paris climate talks, Adidas releases a shoe made in part from 3D-printed, recovered ocean plastic. Via Business of Fashion.

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China's sharing economy gets its own industry body - Tnooz

China's sharing economy gets its own industry body - Tnooz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

As the rest of the world argues over the pros and cons of the sharing economy, China has taken a big step towards making it part of the mainstream.

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China's sharing economy takes a page from Mao's little red book

China's sharing economy takes a page from Mao's little red book | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Millions of Chinese people find themselves priced out of the big cities and are rejecting the consumer trappings of a modern lifestyle.

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