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China's fight for cleaner air

Jul 15, 2014
“China’s growth model is based on the idea that natural resources are free."
Posted In: air pollution, smog, Beijing, China

In China, the polluter 'that-must-not-be-named'

Jul 15, 2014
China's crackdown on criticism of a $6 billion petrochemical plant.
Posted In: China, Chengdu, air pollution, smog

LA Smog: the battle against air pollution

Jul 14, 2014
How can the Chinese live with terrible air pollution? One answer: Americans did.
Posted In: China, los angeles, smog, history, air pollution

Women led air pollution protests from the start

Jul 14, 2014
Women often partnered with scientists to make their case for cleaner air.
Posted In: los angeles, smog, environmentalists, history

The EPA's new smog rules: Cost vs. benefit

Mar 3, 2014
Weighing the immediate costs of wringing more sulfur out of emissions, against long-term health and economic benefits from less smog.
Posted In: EPA, smog

Will adding subway lines save Beijing from traffic and smog?

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?
Posted In: China, Beijing, pollution, smog, Transit

Shanghai smog: Life in a polluted city

May 17, 2013
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz tells Kai what it's really like to live in smoggy, hazy Shanghai, masks and all.
Posted In: smog, air pollution, China's Environment

Chinese province offers 'clean air tourism' to suffering urbanites

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.
Posted In: tourism, China, clean air, smog

What would your city look like with Beijing's air? A smog simulator

Feb 8, 2013
We imagine what would other cities might look like with Beijing-quality air.
Posted In: air pollution, air quality, smog

China's city dwellers struggle to cope with air pollution

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.
Posted In: China, pollution, smog

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