International Business TimesVolkswagen Sees China's Smog Problem As An Electric Car OpportunityInternational Business TimesChoking from air pollution, China has been trying for the past five years to encourage its city dwellers to embrace electric and plug-in-hybrid electric cars. The national and local governments offer sales tax exemptions and price r […]
New York Times (blog)Shipping a Serious, but Overlooked, Source of China's Pollution, Report SaysNew York Times (blog)Container ships from China laden with cargo for the rest of the world disperse more than toys, televisions and other exports. They are also a serious, often neglected, emitter of pollution from the cheap fuel allowed under Chinese rules, […]
Clean air? Don't hold your breathThe Star OnlineSmog of moderate and intense levels settled in on Wednesday evening and will last until tomorrow in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the National Meteorological Centre predicted on Tuesday. During that period, visibility will fall to 2km to 6km. A ...
The DiplomatChina Tries to Kick Its Coal AddictionThe DiplomatA long-awaited coal tax aims to stem China's reliance on coal. But is it enough? shannon-tiezzi. By Shannon Tiezzi for The Diplomat. October 15, 2014. Google+0. 0 Shares. 0 Comments. China will impose a new resource tax on coal of between 2 and 10 ...and more »
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 […]
Will there be a China-US deal on climate change?Business SpectatorCoal plants in and near the northern and coastal cities are being closed down. Bans on low quality coal have been brought in. As well as air pollution, China's policy change is about physical and economic energy security. China imports an increasingly ...and more »
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 more […]