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Matt Sheehan

7 Things You Can't Do In Beijing During World Leaders' Summit | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.10.2014 | World

BEIJING -- On Monday, President Barack Obama told world leaders gathered in Beijing that America was loosening visa restrictions for Chinese visitors....

Matt Sheehan

Beijing's Anti-Pollution Face-Lift In 6 Photos | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

BEIJING -- World leaders have descended on the Chinese capital for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting, and the city has been scrambling to ...

Beijing Air Pollution At Dangerously High Levels

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's skyscrapers receded into a dense gray smog Thursday as the capital saw the season's first wave of extremely dangerous pollu...

Government's Surprising Response To Beijing Haze

AP | By GILLIAN WONG and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — One of Beijing's worst rounds of air pollution kept schoolchildren indoors and sent coughing residents to hospitals, but this time so...

U.S. Embassy: Beijing Air Quality Is 'Crazy Bad'

AP | CHI-CHI ZHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING — Pollution in Beijing was so bad Friday the U.S. Embassy, which has been independently monitoring air quality, ran out of conventional ...

Why Attack the Clean Air Act? -- It Prevents Our Air From Looking Like Beijing's

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Pollution brings Beijing back into the past -- like New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo in the fifties and sixties -- when a "London fog" would make the noontime look like night .

China Criticism Must Continue

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Graham Bensinger

There were columnists during the Olympic Games suggesting that China's image is changing. It's incredibly ignorant to even imply that.

Beijing's Green Olympics: How Green Are The Games?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The events leading up to today's opening ceremony illuminated much of Beijing's environmental issues. China went to great efforts to reduce the city's...

Is the IOC Helping Beijing Hide Its Pollution?

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alex Pasternack

When I was out on the pale white moonscape of the Olympic green on Monday, my throat had the particular tickle of particulates. It wasn't just the intense heat -- and I wasn't even running the 10,000 meter.

A Green Spotlight on the Olympic Games

Andrew Smeall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Smeall

Unlike many of the issues seeking political spotlight at the Games, greenhouse gases do not recognize national borders.