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SPF report on developing low carbon and sustainable methodologies for Brownfields and marginal land re-use in China

The report is intended to serve as a tool and resource guide to stakeholders involved in land remediation willing to engage in sustainable remediation implementation for renewable energy and carbon management applications. It is intended to inform remediation stakeholders unfamiliar with sustainable remediation about the concept, practices, and available resources. The report capitalises on UK ...


Brownfield Opportunity Matrix (BOM tool version 1) – December 2016

The Brownfield Opportunity Matrix (BOM), first developed within the HOMBRE EU project, is a simple Excel based screening tool that essentially maps the services that might add value to a brownfield redevelopment project against the interventions that can deliver those services.  Further guidance and the BOM tool are available in the download section....


Cleanup China 2016

CleanUp Conference in China 2016 2016国际棕地治理大会CleanUp Conference in China 2016—暨首届中国棕地污染与环境治理大会第二轮通知 The 1st Brownfield Contamination & Environmental Remediation Conference in China 2016   25 - 28 October 2016, Beijing, China The 1st CleanUp Conference of China will be held in Beijing, China, from 25 to 28 October 2016 to...


Release SPF Report on Land Contamination and Brownfield management policy development in China: learning from the UK Experience

This report is one of the outputs of the China Prosperity Strategic Programme Fund (SPF) on “Enhancing Sino-UK policy convergence, technical co-operation and business opportunities in soil and groundwater management and remediation under rapid urbanisation” (project 15SU32). The report was prepared by Paul Bardos (r3 environmental Ltd), Kate Canning (Arup), Mengfang Chen (Institute of Soil Sci...


Treat environment ‘as our lifeline’, Xi says

President Xi Jinping said the local government is duty-bound to protect the ecological environment on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, especially in the Sanjiangyuan area, where the Yangtze, Yellow and Mekong rivers originate. While joining a panel discussion on Thursday with lawmakers from Qinghai province, whereSanjiangyuan is located, Xi said that protecting the fragile ecology there is of utmost ...


SPF project 2016 Policy Influence Workshop – 7- 8 March 2016

Host: British Consulate-General Guangzhou Organizer: Lancaster University, Cranfield University Main supporting organizations: ACCA21 and South University of Science and Technology of China Other Supporting organizations: CRAES, CAEP-MEP, SI-CAS, IUE-CAS, CL:AIRE, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Arup   In 2014, supported by the Global Partnership Fund and the Prosperity...


Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Britain has opened a “golden era”:

by Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's just-concluded visit to Britain has opened a "golden era" which will not merely benefit the two countries, but infuse dynamism into the European economy, leading Bangladesh foreign policy analysts said. They said the visit also comes as a big boon for the broader global economy and could help with the ongoing recovery...


The core team of the project visited Liuzhou city’s delegation in August 2015

The core team of the project visited Liuzhou city’s delegation in August 2015 To read our recent case study click here ...


China-UK collaboration: policy, technologies, business opportunities in soil and groundwater management and remediation – 17th August 2015

The Conference on Sino-UK Cooperation of Soil and Underground Water Remediation Technology was held on 17th August of 2015, in ACCA21. The conference aims to promote cooperation between China and UK on soil and underground water remediation technology, as well as strengthening scientific and technological exchanges. Establishing a good platform for the next step to carry out soil and groundwater r...


Lancaster Workshop, Environment Centre, Lancaster University, 2nd – 4th February 2015

Cooperation Framework Agreement of “Sino-UK Innovation alliance of Soil and Underground Water Remediation Technology” was launched in the workshop The major feedbacks from last year’s workshop were: 1) to promote organisational initiatives in China, such as CL:AIRE and SuRF-UK; 2) to facilitate rapid improvements in contaminated land management policy, regulator and stakeholder ...


Beijing Workshop, November 6th to 7th 2014

Last year, the PSI 14249-Sino-UK Land Management Global Partnership Fund programme initiated the first step to facilitate mutual learning and understanding on contaminated land management issues between China and the UK. As a result, UK’s best practice and excellence in heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbons contaminated land management was publicised on Peoples’ Daily (the report of the works...


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