Monthly Newsletter [June, 2018]

Release time:2018-07-09

1. IFCE has launched a pilot project to control urban smog in xuzhou by "dehumidifying and dewhitening"

In the beginning of this year, Xuzhou city government invited International Fund for China's Environment (IFCE) experts to atmosphere and water environment of Xuzhou city governance has carried on the on-the-spot investigation and inspection, and gave some suggestions government, because of the fog is mainly caused by discharge of wet flue gas wet desulphurization, atmospheric governance should be to reduce industrial flue gas humidity, namely "dehumidification to take off the white" as the main means.

Xuzhou city government adopted the suggestions of IFCE experts, and introduce theCity government offices on accelerating the city's comprehensive control of coal-fired flue gas power generation enterprise noticeand other relevant documents, With Xuzhou formally on air environmental protection, xuzhou city government invited IFCE experts as technical advisers formally in Xuzhou, experts and Xuzhou city government has carried out four months together the haze of regulation project.

The dehumidification and debleaching project is already under way at more than 10 power plants, most of which could be completed by the end of July. Xuzhou will be the first city in China to adopt "dehumidification and dewhitening" as the main means of haze control.

2. Dr. Ping He Launched Speech on “The Fundamental Cause of China’s Smog Issue” in Steel and Iron Industry Convention

Dr. Ping He, the President of the International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE), spoke during the “2018 Steel and Iron Industry Technology Convention ” in Handan’s Wu’an County that is located in Hebei Province on May 29th. He introduced the treatment for China’s smog issue and the process of Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization (WFGD). He also explained the “new environmental rules of the steel and iron industry in the present day dynamics”.

Focusing on present environmental issues, Dr. Ping He brought up three suggestions for the steel and iron industry.


Firstly, Ping suggested to follow strict and comprehensive regulations in environmental governance to reduce redundancy and waste in terms of cutting down emission, etc.

Secondly, he suggested to adopt technology plans that are low-cost and effective while encouraging the use of innovative technology. Most innovative technologies are either low-cost or very effective.  

Thirdly, he urged attention in the thorough use of resources and waste recycling. Waste water, waste gas and waste residue from steel factories may be recycled and used to produce new products. At present, large amount of exhaust gas is discharged from steel plants, which not only pollutes the environment but also generate energy wastes. Since recycling can reduce the extent of the pollution management and create economic benefits at the same time, great attention should be granted to sustainable technologies to protect the environment.

The conference was hosted by the Metallurgical International Cooperation Service Center of China Association of Plant Engineering. Up to more than a hundred representatives and experts from the steel and iron industry and environmental industry attended the conference and communicated major problems related to low emission and smog treatment and their solution strategies.

3. Dr. Ping He and Secretary General Chu Kaiyun Meet with Deputy Director of United Front Department Tan Tianxing
        The President of International Fund for China's Environment (IFCE), Dr. Ping He, and Secretary General Kaiyun Chu met with Deputy Director of United Front Department Tan Tianxing on June 22 morning. Dr. Ping He briefed Minister Tan Tianxing on the recent activities and projects of the foundation, with a focus on its effort to combat haze. Mr. Tan showed appreciation to the work of IFCE.

4.Dr.Ping He was invited to attend the Beijing public welfare exhibition and accompanied the special climate envoy Zhenhua Xie to visit the low-carbon practices

 The afternoon of June 28, Beijing time, Dr. Ping He, President of the International Fund for China's Environment foundation, and Ms. Kaiyun Chu, secretary general, were invited to attend the 9th "green development, low-carbon life" public welfare ceremony. Zhenhua Xie, foundation consultant, China climate envoy ,  Xia Chunping, vice President of China news agency, Jiwen Chang, the deputy director of the institute of environmental policy and the state council development research center, Gu Feng, the director of ecological environmental protection center etc for speech.

At the opening ceremony, the organizers issued the "low-carbon model" award to China Petro, Changan automobile, Bi Gui Yuan and other enterprises.

Dr. Ping He and Xie director visited the show of "green future, low carbon life" on the Wangfujing walking street, hundreds of works shows the latest achievements of low-carbon practice, including electric cars, new energy, sharing bike, Beijing's new airport low carbon design, green roofs, etc. The event was hosted by China news service, China news weekly.

5. Problems to Take Notice in Combined Desulphurization and Denitration by Activated Char

IFCE  (Chen, Yanhui)

        According to the launched by the Ecological Environment Ministry, the government encouraged the Iron Industries to adopt the activated charcoal and other multi-functional pollution disposition technology. combined desulphurization and denitration by activated char is a mature Industrial gas pollution governing technology. In Japan, Korea, and China, this technology has all been used in a large scale.
       However, the technology of combined desulphurization and denitration by activated char has not been widely used in China, and many people are still unfamiliar with it. At the same time, the working conditions of the iron and steel enterprises in our country is not stable, Especially the dust removal effect is poor, and lack of technical strength, In this process will inevitably encounter various problems. For the technique application of combined desulphurization and denitration by activated char in this article, the author generalizes the six types of problems that exist in the process, and put forward corresponding solutions, hope for steel enterprise users in the process of project process selection and construction.
        For more information, please follow the IFCE Wechat public account or click HERE to access the full article.

6. Application Opens For 2018 IFCE"Green Future Leadership" Summer Camp

       In 2015, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE) launched its first “Green Future Leadership Training Camp”. In the past two years, the camp had brought students around the world from different universities (Renmin University of China, Peking University, etc.) and academic fields together for leadership training. In this year’s “Green Future Leadership” summer camp, despite the activities we have done in the past two years, we are going to provide enriched activities including visits to government agencies, Think Tanks, and headquarters of international organizations. Moreover, we are inviting experts from high-rank universities and government agencies to talk with our students about their personal experience.
        This summer camp aims to inspire a sense of innovation and provide young people who are interested in leading and promoting China’s green development with brand new skill training and networking opportunities.
        More information about the "Green Future Leadership" Summer Camp will be announced in the next issue of IFCE Monthly Newsletter.

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