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New Pollution Documentary Gains Huge Audience In China

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring grow...

China To Tighten Pollution Rules In Attempt To Curb Environmental Damage

AP | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air, the count...

Chinese Villagers Attack Polluting Factory Over Concerns For The Environment

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — Villagers in southwestern China infuriated by a factory that was polluting the environment smashed its offices and equipment, and lat...

Beijing Wages War On Pollution

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Beijing's mayor pledged on Thursday to cut coal use by 2.6 million tonnes and set aside 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) t...

Beijing Wages War On Barbecue Grills

AP | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time. Authorities in the capital have destroyed more ...

China To Draw 'Ecological Protection Red Line'

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By David Stanway BEIJING, Nov 18 (Reuters) - China will steer local governments away from the pursuit of economic growth at all costs...

China Offers Rewards To Cut Back On Smog

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BEIJING, Oct 14 (Reuters) - China said on Monday it would give rewards amounting to 5 billion yuan ($816.91 million) for curbing air pollution in si...

Can Money Solve China's Pollution Woes?

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2013 | Green

BEIJING, Aug 11 (Reuters) - China plans to accelerate investment in technology to save energy and tackle the dire pollution blamed for a series of h...

Is China's Pollution Testing the People's Patience?

Daniel K. Gardner | Posted 09.21.2013 | World
Daniel K. Gardner

Might deadly pollution, the by-product of China's "rise" in the 21st century, possibly be the seed of the present government's -- and the party's -- undoing?

Curbing Pollution In China Shouldn't Stunt Economic Growth, EU Commissioner Says

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — China can curb pollution without sacrificing economic growth, an EU commissioner said during a two-day trip to Beijing to meet with o...

A New Vow To Tackle China's Pollution

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2013 | Green

(Repeats to additional subscribers without changes to text) BEIJING, March 17 (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Sunday...

Outrage Over China's Environmental 'State Secrets'

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2013 | Green

By Sui-Lee Wee and Adam Jourdan BEIJING/SHANGHAI, March 10 (Reuters) - When China's environment ministry told attorney Dong Zhengwei h...

Pollution Expected To Be Major Focus Of New Chinese Agenda

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — Air quality worsened in China's capital and surrounding regions on Thursday, as the country's new leaders geared up for a major congr...

'We Must Act' On China's Choking Pollution

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green

By Michael Martina BEIJING, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Days after choking smog blanketed China's capital, the country's premier-designate adde...

Caving To Pressure, Beijing Authorities Release Air Pollution Data

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green

BEIJING -- Caving to public pressure, Beijing environmental authorities started releasing more detailed air quality data Saturday that may better refl...