May 17, 2013
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz tells Kai what it's really like to live in smoggy, hazy Shanghai, masks and all.
Mar 27, 2013
In the midst of a national urbanization campaign, more and more young urban professionals in China are quitting their jobs and starting over in the pollution and stress-free environment of rural mountainous Western China.
Feb 8, 2013
Intense air pollution in Beijing last month forced children and the elderly indoors and obscured visibility so bad that residents say they couldn't see buildings down the street. We imagine what would other cities might look like with Beijing-quality air.
Jan 14, 2013
Air quality in China's capital this weekend was at levels judged hazardous to health. Authorities fear environmental concerns could spark social instability.
Dec 13, 2012
Industry has fought tighter restrictions on soot from power plants for years. Today is the court-ordered deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency to deliver the new rules.
Jul 30, 2012
Weekend protests about waste from a paper mill near Shanghai are the latest sign of rising public anger over environmental pollution.
Dec 13, 2011
The Chinese worry about how air pollution affects their lives and health.
Dec 6, 2011
Chinese pollution particulates are shown to change weather patterns in the U.S., which will mean better skiing, more water for Californians, and even a better life for fish here at home
Dec 5, 2011
Bad smog in Beijing is costing the U.S. billions.