Home Tags Pollution

Tag: Pollution

Pollution warnings as cities in northeast China shrouded in smog

  Cities in northeast China were blanketed in thick smog over the weekend, with the weather bureau issuing orange smog alerts – its second-highest warning...

China’s latest slang craze for ‘dirt-poor and ugly’ highlights growing income gap

  A recently coined slang word for “dirt poor and ugly” has been labelled the word of the year in China, fast becoming an emblem of...

China’s unbridled export of coal power imperils climate goals

  Even as China struggles to curb domestic coal-fired power and the deadly pollution it produces, the world's top carbon emitter is aggressively exporting the...

Chinese police detain two after death of pollution inspector: Report

  Chinese police have detained two people in eastern China's Zhejiang province following the death of an inspector looking into environmental violations, the China Daily...

China environment facing pressures from economic slowdown -minister

  China's pollution control efforts are coming under increasing pressure from the nation's slowing economy and officials must not drop their guard this winter, the...

Beijing’s pollution crackdown is boosting natural gas use but stoking shortage, price rise

  This winter, more homes in China will be heated up by natural gas as Beijing would have liked amid its push for local governments...

As Beijing fights air pollution, natural gas producers stay warm and happy despite shortages

  A natural gas shortage this winter – fuelled by Beijing’s war on air pollution – has left some villages in northern China out in...

China gas imports soar amid pollution crackdown on use of coal

  Beijing’s crackdown on pollution has put China on track to overtake Japan this year as the world’s biggest importer of natural gas, used to...

Can China actually lead on climate change?

  China is in the "driving seat" when it comes to "international co-operation" on climate, said President Xi Jinping at a major political meeting in...

China limits light pollution despite urbanization, as world gets much brighter

  Asian countries' records in limiting light pollution have varied dramatically over the past five years, new research has revealed. While light pollution in China...