Thursday Mar 6
China takes aim at pollution after years of growth
In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, an artistic rendering functioning as an advertisement of a residential real estate project is displayed on a severely polluted day in Shijiazhuang, in northern China's Hebei province.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
China to use drones to clear its smog-filled skies by spraying the...
China will test a new drone to clear the toxic smog that is filling its skies with pollution, it emerged today.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Chinese Man Sues Government Over Smog
China is infamous for its dangerously high levels of air pollution , and now one man is suing the government for failing to reduce the toxic smog.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
China Growth-Target Dilemma Looms as Policy Goals Demand Slowing
China 's Communist Party leadership faces a dilemma over where to set a growth goal for 2014 as President Xi Jinping wrestles with sustaining expansion while limiting debt risks, environmental damage and social unrest.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Blood & Treasure
China has 25 facilities for the safe, anonymous transfer of unwanted babies, which in many cases are babies which parents want but are unable to keep: 99%of babies left at hatches have illnesses or disabilities.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
China's air pollution will protect it from America's 'Star Wars' weaponry, says Rear Admiral
Many would say it was a health hazard that causes crippling breathing problems not to mention a serious vitamin D deficiency.
International Business Times
Citizen Sues Chinese Government over Air pollution that Resembles Nuclear Winter
Li Guixin, a resident of Shijiazhuang, capital of the northern province of Hebei, has now become the first person in A Reuters report , sourcing the Yanzhao Metropolis Daily, stated that Li submitted a complaint to a district court, asking the city's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau to "perform its duty to control air pollution according ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
China Pollution Tops Hazardous Levels Ahead of Congress
Pollution in Beijing was stuck at unhealthy levels for the sixth straight day, prompting warnings for people to stay indoors as thick gray smog shrouded the capital a week before the annual meeting of China 's legislature.
a Chinese man sues hometown over air pollution
A woman rides her bicycle past the cooling towers of a power plant on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province A resident in a polluted city in northern China has become the first person in the country to launch a case against the local government over high levels of pollution.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Washington Post
China Must Reduce - Unbearable' Smog, Government Adviser Says
Air pollution in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, has reached intolerable levels and the country should aggressively cut its reliance on coal, according to the government's climate-change adviser.
The Huffington Post
China Dispatches Pollution Inspectors Amid Bad Air
China's environment ministry said Sunday that it had sent inspectors to Beijing and other areas of the country to inspect polluting industries and check construction sites amid a spell of severe air pollution.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Xinhua Insight: Baby hatches reveal deficient children's welfare in China
Just two weeks after the first baby hatch was established in the south China city of Guangzhou in late January, nearly 80 abandoned infants had been collected from the safe place.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Firework frenzy in China aggravates air pollution
China's environmental watchdog said on Saturday that 33 of the 161 cities monitored nationwide were hit by heavy air pollution on the Lantern Festival, due to firework revelry and unfavorable weather conditions.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
China's inflation up 2.5 pct in January
A salesperson works at a supermarket in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebie Province, Jan. 20, 2014.