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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    High smog alert likely as pollution goes off the charts in Beijing, Hebei

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com High alert likely with smog forecast to blanket Beijing until Wednesday Pollution off the charts around capital Only one thing will be clear in Beijing this weekend- and it won't be the skies. More smog is on the way after pollution exceeded the maximum reading on the Air Quality Index in parts of the capital and 10 Hebei cities on Thursday ...

  2. News - China

    Hazardous smog coats Beijing, as plan emerges for ‘wind tunnels’ to combat the problem

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 01:14pm by Angela Meng

    ... District and the Shili and Hucheng river areas, The Beijing News reported. The news comes as Thursday’s severe levels of smog continued into Friday morning, with pollution remaining at hazardous ... to create channels through which wind will carry away pollutants and heat. The plan is still in its early stages and feasibility studies with meteorological experts are yet to take place. In recent ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    How Beijing's new French school aims to beat the smog

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:11am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com New French campus in Beijing designed to keep out contaminated air as pollution makes foreigners more wary of living in the capital How one school will beat the smog ... of international schools in the capital, including Harrow, that have upgraded their campuses with air-purification systems to cope with choking outbreaks of pollution. Beijing issued four air pollution ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Farewell to 'Apec blue' as smog returns to Beijing following summit

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:22pm by WU NAN

    ... yellow pollution alert since the Apec summit when the capital was choked in thick smog today. The Air Quality Index reading for Beijing was 316 – meaning the air quality was “heavily polluted”. The reading from the US embassy stood at 346. Red is the highest pollution alert on the mainland, followed by orange, yellow and blue. The China National Environmental Monitoring Centre said the smog ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog to blanket capital this week after brief return of 'Apec blue'

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 12:47pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Beijing will be shrouded in smog until Thursday with some areas of the capital, central and southern Hebei and western Tianjin expecting heavy pollution ... to pollution. From Tuesday, “light to medium” smog is forecast for the central and southern parts of northern China. Some areas of southern Beijing, central and southern Hebei and western Tianjin can ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Citizens must work with government to curb noise pollution

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:04am by LETTERS

    ... Citizens must work with government to curb noise pollution Noise pollution in cities can be harmful to animals and to humans. When it is bad it can disturb residents trying to sleep ... citizens should work together to solve this serious problem of noise pollution in our city. If things improve we can have a more harmonious society, as there will be fewer health problems ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smoggy skies replace 'Apec blue' in Beijing after pollution curbs end

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com The capital's infamous pollution billows back into the skies after world leaders leave summit, factories restart and cars return to the roads 'Apec ... blue"- the term Beijingers coined to describe the impact of short-term curbs on air pollution. The capital's official average air-quality index (AQI) stood at 201 at 5pm yesterday, while ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing's short-term fixes fail to address real causes of pollution

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 11:25pm by Li Jing

    ... The official pollution reading in Huairou district, where the venues are located, showed the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 263 at about 11am on October 19. A reading above 300 is deemed hazardous. ... the air smelled less pungent. Watch: A view of Beijing's smog at Yanqi Lake  In recent weeks, Beijing and its immediate neighbours have stepped up efforts to reduce air pollution ...

  9. News - China - APEC SUMMIT

    Cities around Beijing easing anti-pollution measures as Apec summit ends

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 12:39pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the Apec summit say goodbye to China, cities around Beijing have started easing controls on air pollution. In Shijiazhuang, provincial capital of Hebei, the special measures such as factory ... Starting in the afternoon yesterday, strong winds from the north reached Beijing and the regions nearby and blew away air pollutants. The Shijiazhuang government said its decision was based ...

  10. News - China - APEC SUMMIT

    Blue-sky thinking: Xi Jinping tells Apec leaders he checks pollution every day

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 09:22am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing President Xi Jinping has been checking Beijing’s pollution first thing every morning, he told world leaders yesterday, after authorities pulled out all ... the smallest and most dangerous, fell to four micrograms per cubic metre last Thursday – down from more than 400 during a period of heavy pollution last month. The World Health Organisation’s ...




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