May 22, 2013
Beijing has announced it will add 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, making the city's subway system bigger than New York's. But will the new additions alleviate the city's notorious traffic and pollution?
May 17, 2013
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz tells Kai what it's really like to live in smoggy, hazy Shanghai, masks and all.
Mar 13, 2013
China's southeastern province of Fujian enjoys some of China's cleanest air. Provincial officials have launched a 'clean air tourism' campaign to court Chinese who live in cities like Beijing, where pollution levels have been at record highs this year.
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 30, 2013
China now burns nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. That's one reason for the recent severe smog outbreaks that have many Chinese residents complaining about air pollution.
Dec 5, 2011
Bad smog in Beijing is costing the U.S. billions.
Aug 8, 2011
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