A photograph, combining two images, showing Beijing from the top of Jingshan Park – one with blue sky (left) taken on December 2, 2015, and the other with serious smog taken one day before, on December 1. Photos: Simon Song

China to set up no-coal zones in cities around Beijing to tackle hazardous smog

From November 2017, factories and homes in Hebei will be banned from burning coal or building new petroleum-coke-powered generators

Topic |   China pollution

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A photograph, combining two images, showing Beijing from the top of Jingshan Park – one with blue sky (left) taken on December 2, 2015, and the other with serious smog taken one day before, on December 1. Photos: Simon Song
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