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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... Xi Jinping's formal election as president 1. China Daily Hopes are running high for the coming decade, as Xi Jinping has made a stir with his refreshing no-nonsense style … His ... for people to swim in five years from now. (Beijing)   2. The Guardian It has been a long time since China has had a presentable first lady. But marriage to the folk singer Peng Liyuan has imbued ...

  2. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    China’s pollution altering US weather, claim scientists

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:32am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Computer modelling showed intensification of US-bound Pacific storms, driven by fine aerosols from coal power plants and traffic China’s air pollution could be intensifying ... Asia, much of which arising in China, is leading to more intense cyclones, increased precipitation and more warm air in the mid-Pacific moving towards the north pole. According to the team’s ...

  3. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Pollution would be cut by high-voltage grid, says energy firm boss

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 12:22pm by Eric Ng

    ... cut smog levels, firm says State Grid Corporation of China should be allowed to connect regional power grids with ultra-high voltage (UHV) transmission lines as it would help lower power ... nationwide will come down," he said. Sending coal-fired and clean energy from solar and wind resource-rich western regions to consumption centres in central and coastal areas would help cut air ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com City will join other international finance centres in World Health Organisation's initiative to examine and compare approaches to pollution Clearing the air: HK ... air pollution and look to formulate models based on different approaches. It will also track changes in policy and their impact on air quality and public health. Dora visited Hong Kong ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to test new smog-busting drone to help clear polluted skies

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 02:49pm by DARREN WEE

    ... to fight air pollution Government agencies are to test a new design of aerial drone to see whether it might help tackle the air pollution that often blankets much of the mainland, state media reported. The vehicle will spray chemicals that freeze pollutants, allowing them to fall to the ground. The tests would be led by the China Meteorological Administration and carried out later ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... China's environmental problems are not China's alone. There was perhaps some shock in the US recently, with a report that China's air pollution significantly affects the west coast. ... and heating, a haze of smog sometimes settled over the land. Indeed, China was already facing serious issues such as pollution, deforestation, erosion and loss of wildlife, which were detailed ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... an environment law professor who runs the Centre for Pollution Victims in China and who also took part in drafting the amendments. Watch: A view of Beijing's smog from atop the Forbidden City ... to bolster the fight against pollution The government is set to pass law changes that will give it more powers to shut polluting factories, punish officials and place protected regions off-limits ...

  8. News - China

    Families demand China's leaders take action to curb worsening air pollution

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:57am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... commodity in China. Every morning, Zhou checks the air quality with an app on her iPhone. Often the readings give her cause for anxiety. It is particular concerning for her father, who was diagnosed ... and the children are fed good quality formula milk from America. But she feels helpless about the polluted air, particularly about how it affects her two young children and her elderly parents. "I can ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... The Chinese chamber will be able to use 600 cubic metres of polluted air for tests- exceeding Euphore's capacity by 50 per cent. Watch: Chinese weather officials: 15 per cent of China blanketed ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Backing for huge research facility as effort to beat air pollution stepped up Beijing fast-tracks 'smog chamber' The central government has ...

  10. News - China

    China city caps car-buying to curb pollution

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:37pm by AFP

    ... metropolises to curb pollution and congestion. The world’s most populous nation is also the world’s largest car-buyer. But it is trying to curb poor air quality and other environmental damages caused ... registrations. The capital has more than 5.3 million cars on the road, Xinhua said. Demand is so high that applicants have just a 1 in 80 chance, the China Daily newspaper said in October. Guangzhou last ...




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