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China’s killer smog rolls in

uring the cold and bitter winter season in Beijing - capital of the People's Republic of China - it is common to find people...

China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Widespread Pollution Crackdown

China has implemented an unprecedented pollution crackdown in recent months as the country shuts down tens of thousands of factories. The effort is part...

China sees long battle ahead for blue skies, clean water

Two high-ranking Chinese officials boasted to the media Monday of the country's progress toward cleaner air and water after years of efforts, but they did...

China struggles to meet air quality targets

China faces difficulties in meeting its smog-fighting target for this year, its environmental protection minister said during a visit to four heavily industrialised provinces...

China’s small factories fear ‘rail Armageddon’ with orders to ditch trucks

Thousands of small factories in China, making everything from steel to chemicals, are scrambling for access to the country’s clogged rail network as Beijing...

China plans nationwide use of ethanol gasoline by 2020, state media says

China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday citing a government document, as...

Air pollution cuts three years off lifespans in northern China

There are currently an estimated 4.5 billion people around the world exposed to levels of particulate air pollution that are at least twice what...

‘My job is to clean up the environment. China really wants to do that’

James Thornton’s specialty is suing governments and corporations on behalf of his only client – the Earth – and he’s very good at it....

China punishes 18,000 companies for pollution

Some 18,000 polluting companies have been punished, fines of 870 million yuan (S$180 million) issued and more than 12,000 officials disciplined, as government teams...

China’s blue skies target may make for winter gas crunch

Chinese President Xi Jinping's government has beaten expectations in its drive to help clear the nation's notoriously smoggy skies by burning less coal and...

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An open letter to Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party

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