Huffington PostChina's Coal Use and Estimated CO 2 Emissions Fell in 2014Huffington PostNational war on pollution: Much of the drop in China's coal consumption can be attributed to efforts to tackle the country's staggering air pollution. China's air pollution control action plan, adopted in September 2013, focuses heavily on cutting coal ...and more »
The Right to Breathe EasyHuffington PostI have written before about air quality as an issue for community-centered deliberation and action, and as a place where technology fluency can change the world. Air quality is never far from recent news tropes; but the past month we have witnessed an ...
Blouin News Blogs (blog)Yellow dust storm carries Chinese pollutants to KoreaBlouin News Blogs (blog)On Sunday, South Korea's meteorological service issued the year's first yellow dust warnings for several of its major cities, calling for people to remain indoors and use masks and goggles when outside. The yellow dust comes from deserts in western ...and more »
NDTVUS to Monitor Air Quality in India and Other CountriesNDTVThe United States will expand air-quality monitoring at some overseas diplomatic missions, following several years of reporting pollution data in China, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Wednesday. The goal is to increase awareness of the health ...and more »
Energy CollectiveA Coal Cap in China's Power Sector Can Reduce Air Pollution and Harvest ...Energy CollectiveChina's power sector accounts for almost a quarter of the world's total coal consumption, or as much as all the OECD countries consume together. Controlling China's coal consumption - as Beijing has vowed in its most recent Energy Development Strategy ...
Inhabitat (blog)China needs to cut pollution by at least half to make any environmental ...Inhabitat (blog)According to a recent announcement by the Chinese government, the country needs to cut its emissions by as much as half before it can see any serious environmental improvements. Reuters reports that China's deputy minister of environmental protection ...
Health AimChinese Pollution Leaves Most Major Cities Failing On Air QualityHuffington PostBEIJING (AP) — The air quality in 66 of China's 74 major cities, including the capital Beijing, failed to meet basic standards last year, China's Environment Ministry said, underlining the struggles the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter has in ...The Air Pollution That's Choking […]
The DiplomatChina's Hottest Tech Giants Join the 'War on Pollution'The DiplomatChina's hottest tech giants – Alibaba, Xiaomi, and Baidu – are making a splash on a global scale. But even as they battle for market shares, they are also helping Chinese people fight against pollution with newly released tech products that monitor air ...and more »
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 […]
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. […]