The government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: ReutersThe government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: Reuters
The government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: Reuters

Pollution fight cold comfort for families without heating in northern China

As temperatures plunge below zero, they have no coal to heat their homes and no reliable supply of natural gas

Topic |   China pollution
The government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: ReutersThe government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: Reuters
The government is trying to combat smog in northern China by replacing coal-fired boilers with electric or natural gas heaters. Photo: Reuters
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