China’s 2021-22 winter campaign against pollution will focus on 64 cities across the industrialised, smog-prone north, aiming to cut the number of smoggy days. Photo: AFP
China’s 2021-22 winter campaign against pollution will focus on 64 cities across the industrialised, smog-prone north, aiming to cut the number of smoggy days. Photo: AFP

In effort to curb China’s pollution, Beijing aims to cut PM2.5 by 4 per cent in key cities over winter

  • Environment ministry aims to cut the number of smoggy days using ‘more sophisticated measures’ than merely closing factories across the board
  • Climate official says China faces difficult tasks of developing the economy, improving people’s livelihoods and maintaining energy security

Topic |   China science
China’s 2021-22 winter campaign against pollution will focus on 64 cities across the industrialised, smog-prone north, aiming to cut the number of smoggy days. Photo: AFP
China’s 2021-22 winter campaign against pollution will focus on 64 cities across the industrialised, smog-prone north, aiming to cut the number of smoggy days. Photo: AFP
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