Michael Standaert

Michael Standaert is a freelance journalist based in south China, primarily covering environment, energy and climate change policy for Bloomberg Environment, and contributing to other publications, most recently including The Guardian, Al Jazeera and MIT Technology Review. He has lived in China since 2007.

Articles by Michael Standaert

  • With activists silenced, China moves ahead on big dam project

    The long anticipated resurrection of a controversial dam on the upper Yangtze river in western China is the latest sign that the nation’s once-robust environmental movement is being muzzled by the government’s crackdown on NGOs and its near-total control over social media

    Posted 05 Nov 2020 in Articles