Smog has been cut rapidly during the “war on pollution”, now in its fifth year, but environmental groups have warned that China has been “backsliding” on its environmental commitments. Photo: EPA

China’s smog fight goes on regardless of economic pressures

  • Beijing takes a more nuanced approach this year but no relaxation of pollution-cutting measures
  • Poor weather expected to make northern regions more vulnerable to air pollution this winter
Topic |   China pollution

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Smog has been cut rapidly during the “war on pollution”, now in its fifth year, but environmental groups have warned that China has been “backsliding” on its environmental commitments. Photo: EPA
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