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China Making Good Use of Science and Technology to Tackle Climate Change[Nov 17, 2017]

China has launched a new meteorological satellite to monitor carbon emissions, one of a slew of measures made by the country to combat climate change. The satellite launched Wednesday, Fengyun-3D, will work in tandem with Fengyun-3C, already in orbit, improving atmospheric sounding and monitoring greenhouse gases.

combustible ice;natural gas hydrate;clean energy

China Lists Combustible Ice As New Mineral Variety[Nov 17, 2017]

China has approved listing natural gas hydrate, or combustible ice, as the country's 173rd mineral variety, a move that will speed up the exploitation of the clean energy source. China completed a 60-day trial of combustible ice mining starting in May 2017 in the South China Sea, setting world records in both the length and total amount of extraction, according to the China Geological Survey Bureau.

high-tech fair;CHTF;high-tech

High Tech Fair Kicks off in Shenzhen Thursday[Nov 16, 2017]

The 19th China High-tech Fair (CHTF) will kick off in Shenzhen on Thursday, as enterprises and organizations from all across the world gather to showcase their latest technological achievements and seek business opportunities. This year's event, themed, Innovation-driven Development & Supply Quality Upgrade, has attracted 3,049 exhibitors worldwide, who will bring 10,020 projects.

meteorological satellite;Fengyun-3D

China's New Meteorological Satellite Monitors Global Carbon Emissions[Nov 16, 2017]

China's newly launched meteorological satellite, Fengyun-3D, can monitor global greenhouse gas emissions with high accuracy, according to the satellite's designers. The satellite's monitoring of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, and carbon monoxide could be used for studies on the source of greenhouse gases and their relationship to climate change.

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China to Launch Four New Weather Satellites Before 2021[Nov 16, 2017]

China plans to put four more Fengyun-3 meteorological satellites into orbit between 2018 and 2021, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASTC). The Fengyun-3, including a morning orbit satellite, an afternoon orbit satellite and a precipitation measuring satellite, will form a network of low-orbit meteorological satellites to enhance the monitoring of atmospheric humidity and temperature, greenhouse gases, wind fields and precipitation.

Fengyun 3D;meteorological satellite;Fengyun

China Launches New Meteorological Satellite[Nov 15, 2017]

China launched a new meteorological satellite, Fengyun 3D, at 2:35 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi province. Fengyun-3D is one of China's second generation of Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellites, which can provide global three dimensional all-weather and multi-spectral remote sensing images.


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