12. 03. 2014

China’s toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter

China’s worsening air pollution has exacted a significant economic toll, grounding flights, closing highways and deterring tourists. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images Chinese scientists have warned that the country’s toxic air pollution is now so bad that...

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04. 02. 2014

In China’s war on bad air, government decision to release data gives fresh hope

Aly Song/Reuters – A man wears a mask while walking on a bridge during a hazy day in Shanghai. Starting this year, the government has required 15,000 factories to publicly report details on their...

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08. 01. 2014

China’s ‘airpocalypse’ kills 350,000 to 500,000 each year

The equivalent of the population of Bristol dies each year in China because of lethal air pollution, according to Chen Zhu, who was the country’s Health minister until last year. Mr Chen, who...

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