Dec 9, 2013
As some American kids get a snow day, some Chinese students are getting a pollution day today.
Nov 18, 2013
The coal-fired plants being retired by the Tennessee Valley Authority are more than 50 years old.
Jul 9, 2013
China's government policy to promote coal use may have cut life expectancy for millions of people by more than five years on average.
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
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.