Why 2021 will be turning point for tackling climate change

Next year could be a "make or break" moment in the fight against global warming.

Jan. 1, 2021 ~10 min

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China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission set for Earth return

A capsule carrying samples of lunar rock and dust is due to land in Inner Mongolia.

Dec. 16, 2020 ~4 min

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The woman behind China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission

Zhou Chengyu, 24, has been lauded on social media for her work as the project's youngest commander.

Dec. 9, 2020 ~4 min

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Mt Everest grows by nearly a metre to new height

For the first time, China and Nepal agree an official height for the world's highest peak.

Dec. 8, 2020 ~7 min

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China's Chang'e-5 mission leaves Moon's surface

The robotic probe lifts off the lunar surface carrying samples of rock and dust to send to Earth.

Dec. 3, 2020 ~3 min

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China's sample-return Moon mission touches down

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission makes a soft landing on the lunar nearside.

Dec. 1, 2020 ~3 min

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Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China

Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory.

Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

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Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission aims to return the first lunar rocks to Earth in more than 40 years.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since 1970s

The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation.

Nov. 22, 2020 ~1 min

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Fact-checking the US and China on climate and environment

We fact-check US and Chinese claims about CO2 emissions, plastic waste and illegal timber.

Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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