The government plans to levy waste taken to landfills to incentivise more recycling.
Prime minister's last-minute decision to accept Greenpeace petition.
"A ban on exploration will simply increase our reliance on imported oil and raise prices in the process. There will be no perceivable effect on greenhouse emissions or fuel consumption; only a wider trade imbalance."
Opinion: Enormous resources, both political and financial, are being invested in improving China’s environmental footprint.
"China is not stuck with silly laws like the Resource Management Act"