China's city dwellers struggle to cope with air pollution

by Rob Schmitz 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.

China exports pollution, too

by Sarah Gardner Dec 5, 2011
Bad smog in Beijing is costing the U.S. billions.
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Playlist: The stock market continues to fall

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Shanghai's Blue Skies Are But a Smoggy Memory...

by Rob Schmitz Jan 26, 2011
November 1st, 2010: The view from my office disappears. After living in an industrial region of China in the 90s, my lungs kn...

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