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China Dec factory growth eases as pollution measures bite ... Employees work at the main factory of Chinese smartphone maker Oppo in Dongguan. Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed slightly in December as a punishing crackdown on air pollution and a cooling property market start to weigh ...
Beijing residents witnessed the city's best winter air quality in five years this month, thanks to favourable weather and tough air pollution controls. There was a stretch of 25 consecutive days during which the air quality was rated "excellent" or "good", a record for the past five years, and on the rare days when ...

A total of 553 passenger-car models will no longer be manufactured in China under rules set to take effect with the new year as the world's biggest polluter moves to reduce air pollution, according to news reports. The production halt was announced Thursday by the China Vehicle technology Service ...
Many of China's major cities are devastated by pollution - but the nation is making efforts to clean up its skies and waterways. The past year has seen factory closures and the creation of an environmental police force in Beijing - and now a national crackdown has revealed that more than 18,000 officials ...
Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and--according to The Lancet --it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from air pollution that can kill instantly: landslides. A new ...
There have been doubts about whether proceeds from Chinese green bonds are used to finance projects that truly help the environment. For instance, the People's Bank of China and the National Development and Reform Commission allow green bonds to fund "clean" coal projects -- something that ...
Residents of Beijing are enjoying unusually clear skies this winter as officials indicated that measures to tackle the city's notorious pollution problem appear to be having some effect. However, experts cautioned that the improvement was still fragile and said there was a risk the problem could recur.
The Cabinet has urged China to control its air pollution, as pollutants from across the Taiwan strait are the main cause of the nation's deteriorated air quality during winter. The public has targeted power plants as major contributors to air pollution, but the seasonal fluctuation in air quality shows that power ...
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that it had never heard of the project mentioned by Indian officials in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh states. In the past, China has denied such accusations without providing details or enunciating its long-term plans for the area. India's foreign ministry ...
But UBS flags further action from Chinese authorities to curb pollution, if air quality deteriorates over winter. ''We expect China's action to steepen cost curves, to result in further closures, and to boost demand for "green" commodities used in renewables, EVs (electric vehicles) etc,'' the UBS report said.
Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and--according to The Lancet --it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from air pollution that can kill instantly: landslides. A new ...
The rising air pollution levels in many of China's largest cities are having a pronouncedly negative effect on human health there. Though, that much has been known for quite a while now. A new study, however, has unearthed something not unexpected but still worth taking note of -- "robust evidence" that ...
The great Chinese environmental clean-up, now in full swing, is shifting the corporate landscape in unexpected ways and even stoking inflationary pressure that may soon be felt worldwide. As President Xi Jinping's government intensifies the fight against the country's huge pollution problem, companies ...
The Chinese government shut down nearly 100 such plants a few months ago. It has cut Steel Production capacity by 50 million tons. New plants have to meet strict emission criteria. China's huge investment in alternative and renewable energy such as wind and solar is also targeted at decreasing pollution.

China has taken some baby steps towards cleaning up its horrendous air pollution - but there is a long way still to go. Eastern China, especially Beijing, is notorious for its smogs, driven by the country's rapid industrialisation. On Friday Beijing issued an orange smog alert, the second highest danger level.
China's modern efforts to tackle domestic pollution date back to 2013, ... that ultimately don't endanger Chinese air - or the planet as a whole.
pollution killed 9 million people in 2015--close in number to the ... of China's air pollution stems from the manufacturing of products for the ...
A new medical study is offering an alarming look at the deadly effects of pollution across the world. As the U.S. moves away from the Paris ...
Across China, entire factories are going dark as the Chinese ... impact: China has the highest number of death worldwide from air pollution, and ...
Although China is increasing its solar energy supply, air pollution is blocking sunlight and reducing energy output in China, according to a study published today ...
China's modern efforts to tackle domestic pollution date back to 2013, ... that ultimately don't endanger Chinese air - or the planet as a whole.
After decades of doing little about the pollution that has plagued much of the country, China's government may be finally getting serious about ...
China's growth 'on target' despite anti-pollution war ... China's economy is on track to meet its official growth target for this year, according to the ...
More than 100 steel makers in four cities in northern China make up a quarter of the country's Steel Production capacity. Under a new ...
About 1.8 million Chinese died as a result of environmental pollution in 2015, according to a new worldwide study. Produced by a team of 40 ...
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese exporters at the country's biggest trade fair are more optimistic about global demand now than six ...
It could be a metaphor for the Chinese economy if, as many people believe, ... In China's case much of the debt is being used to offset the ...
Li Ganjie was speaking during a visit to four heavily industrialised provinces in northern China, where the country's air pollution problem is ...
The air pollution problem in Shahe, 400km south of Beijing, is symptomatic of the challenges China is facing in its attempts to clean up the ...
It is emphasized in the paper that behind all the action points outlined, deepening scientific understanding of air pollution is crucial in order to better manage the problem. In China, the pollution problem has progressively worsened. At the same time, both the public and government departments lack the ...
A ban on imports of millions of tonnes of plastic waste by the Chinese government from January could see an end to collection of some plastic in the UK and increase the risk of environmental pollution, according to key figures in the industry. recycling companies say the imminent restrictions by China - the ...
China has transformed over the past four decades from an economic backwater to an unrivaled industrial power that consumes huge amounts of raw ... "Chinese people are very concerned about pollution, so it makes sense for the leading party to respond," said Wei Yao, an economist at Societe Generale.
China's air pollution is hindering its ability to produce solar power ... one of the top 10 provinces (link in Chinese) in terms of photovoltaic ...
The 100 samples were ranked from dirtiest to cleanest, with the China Post reporting that the most polluted (pictured here) was made with water ...
Nowadays, many Chinese netizens, concerned about the health and ... data on pollution (air and water) - with formal permission from China's Ministry of ...
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has issued an English-language news release providing information on its initiative to catalog sources of ...
YINCHUAN, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- A high-profile public interest litigation case about pollution in China's Tengger Desert was settled by mediation ...
China is taking on its notoriously high-levels of urban air pollution, pledging to reduce smog levels by at least 15 percent in 28 cities by March, ...
The World Bank is to lend $100 million to a program to reduce heavy metal pollution in China's largest rice-producing province. "This project is ...
A growing number of young men and women in China are shrugging off the hazards of deadly driving and pollution to take up running as a ...
A Japanese professor has blamed high levels of mercury in frost in forests in southern Japan on pollution from China. The study, by Osamu ...
More evidence, this time out of China, is strengthening the case that air pollution plays a causative role in cardiovascular disease. Chinese ...
I was reminded of the words of Chinese writer Jung Cheung in her book Wild Swans: "When totalitarianism is at its worst, there is no dissent.".
People running at night in Shanghai on July 28, 2017. A growing number of young, educated, urban Chinese are shrugging off the hazardsof ...
... of toxic air pollution that would be illegal in the US, Europe and China, ... and all in NSW were allowed to emit more than the Chinese limit.
'black hole': pollution from coal-fired power worse than overseas, survey ... those in China, a survey by Environmental Justice Australia found.
Beijing, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's water quality is improving overall but progress is uneven, with some regions finding it hard to meet the ...


 

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