China Air Pollution
|Girish Shetti |||Mar 16, 2017 03:52 AM EDT|
Climate change played a significant role in causing extreme air pollution in China during 2013 December and more such "airpocalypses" are most likely to become common in the coming years, the new study has found.
|Jenia Cane |||Mar 13, 2017 12:52 PM EDT|
China needs to put in place a set of unified standards to effectively monitor and curb air pollution across the country.
|Girish Shetti |||Feb 28, 2017 04:10 PM EST|
China's coal consumption declined for the third consecutive year in 2016 in yet another sign that the world's most populous nation is getting serious on its fight against air pollution. The decades of overdependence on coal has made China one of the highest emitters of carbon dioxide and also one of the worst air polluters in the world.
|Jenia Cane |||Jan 18, 2017 01:35 AM EST|
In a bid to address Beijing’s worsening air pollution, local officials will create an “environmental police force” by the end of March.
|Charissa Echavez |||Jan 16, 2017 04:13 AM EST|
The Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning (BMCHFP) has conducted a study to determine the potential relationship of smog and lung cancer, according to the Beijing News on Sunday.
|Jenia Cane |||Jan 15, 2017 10:25 AM EST|
Beijing, the capital of China, is stepping up its initiative against the growing concern on air pollution in the country.
|Girish Shetti |||Jan 02, 2017 10:00 AM EST|
People across northern China had to face immense inconvenience on Sunday as there was no respite from unrelenting smog even on the New Year's Eve.
|Girish Shetti |||Dec 03, 2016 07:05 AM EST|
Air pollution caused nearly 1.6 million deaths in India and China in 2015, according to the latest report by leading environmental NGO Greenpeace, which cited overwhelming use of coal in both countries as the main reason.
|Charissa Echavez |||Mar 01, 2016 08:55 AM EST|
For two consecutive years, China's coal consumption has droppe, according to government data revealed on Monday, as the biggest polluter in the world tries to address the severe pollution that accompanied its economic growth.
|Marcel Woo |||Feb 09, 2016 01:01 AM EST|
Firecrackers and fireworks during the celebration of the lunar New Year added up to the heavy air pollution experienced by residents in 139 Chinese cities, the official Xinhua news agency has reported.
|Alexis Villarias |||Jan 25, 2016 02:46 PM EST|
Despite improvements in some of the worst-hit areas, almost 300 Chinese cities still failed to meet national standards for air quality last year, Greenpeace announced on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
|Carlos Castillo |||Jan 09, 2016 05:55 AM EST|
Beijing's environmental authorities imposed fines amounting to $28 million for various infringements against the city's anti-pollution ordinances last year.
|Mars Woo |||Dec 26, 2015 04:39 AM EST|
At least 17,000 polluting companies have been shutdown in China and 28,600 enterprises were ordered to suspend operation following a nine-month intensified pollution inspection by the Chinese government, the Ministry of Environmental Protection has announced.
|Staff Reporter |||Dec 24, 2015 03:14 AM EST|
As major Chinese provinces and cities continue to be blanketed by thick smog, Chinese citizens turn to bottled air for a chance of breathing pure and fresh oxygen, the official Xinhua news agency has reported.
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