New York Times (blog)Smog journeys: A short film about air pollution in China – videoThe GuardianChinese director Jia Zhangke has a history of making films with a social message and has previously been censored by the Chinese government for his work. He was nominated for a Palme d'Or in 2013 at Cannes and won the […]
Green Car ReportsChina Extends Electric-Car Incentives As Shenzhen Caps RegistrationsGreen Car ReportsAs China attempts to grapple with its rampant air pollution, the national government and municipal authorities are taking increasingly aggressive measures to encourage adoption of plug-in electric cars. Officials recently announced the details of a ...and more »
Phys.OrgFighting air pollution in China with social mediaPhys.OrgThe serious air pollution problem in China has attracted the attention of online activists who want the government to take action, but their advocacy has had only limited success, a new study has revealed.and more »
The Express TribuneFor China, pollution and climate change are not the same problemThe Japan TimesLONDON – Beijing is one of the most polluted cities in China, according to official statistics. Every time China hosts a major international event the government has to take extraordinary measures to clean up the air and avoid suffocating its prominent […]
RTHeavy air pollution blankets northern China, reaches 'hazardous' levelsRTVehicles and buildings are seen amid the heavy haze in Beijing, October 9, 2014. (Reuters/Jason Lee). Tags. China, Health, History, Weather. Beijing raised its pollution alert from yellow to orange, the second highest, Friday as pollution levels ...Beijing Smog Hits 20 Times China's Limit, Threatens Brazil Vs. […]
The InquisitrChina: Air Pollution Worsens As Economy Booms - How Bad Will The Air Get?The InquisitrAccording to a new study at the University of East Anglia, China's efforts to reduce its carbon emissions are being severely hampered by its rampant economic expansion. The study, published today in Nature Climate Change, says that though many ...and […]
Energy CollectiveCleaning China's Smoggy Skies: China Released Draft Air Pollution Law ...Energy CollectiveBarbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing. Co-authored with members of the China Environmental Law Project: Kate Logan, Marie McMullen, Tianshu Sun, Wang Yan, Wu Qi, Zhang Xiya, and Yuelin Zhou. Though a burst of clear skies last ...and more »
How Eating Broccoli Can Help Your Body Cope With Air PollutionWall Street Journal (blog)Eat your broccoli, it's good for you. More specifically—and not incidentally if you live in China—it can apparently help your body better deal with air pollution. According to a study published this week by the journal Cancer Prevention Research, an ...
Will Panasonic's 'hazard pay' make a difference to air pollution in China?The GuardianThe Chinese national flag flames in front of a building barely visible due to heavy smog in Beijing. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA. Sponsored by: Anglo American. D G McCullough. Monday 14 April 2014 10.47 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)Air Pollution in China Is Spreading Across the Pacific to the USSmithsonianBut air pollution doesn't respect international borders. And a pair of recent studies has demonstrated this in striking fashion, showing that the pollution is likely increasing the strength of cyclones forming over the Pacific Ocean and even spreading ...US Consumers Contribute, […]