For blue skies at APEC, Chinese villages lose heat

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The nights are freezing for villagers near the site of an Asia-Pacific summit on the outskirts of Beijing…

China takes aim at pollution after years of growth

Combating pollution has shot up the agenda of the ruling Communist Party, which for years pushed for rapid economic development…

Orange alert issued for fifth day in China

China’s National Meteorological Center (NMC) issued an orange alert for smog on Monday morning, the fifth straight day such an alert has been announced…

China issues 1st air pollution forecast with new system

Skyscrapers were shrouded in heavy smog and many commuters wore masks in Beijing’s financial district on Friday, as authorities issued a rare alert…

China announces $1.6 billion air pollution fund

China’s Cabinet has announced that 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) has been set aside this year to reward cities…

Live Healthier: Unhealthy air quality increases asthma risk

The Bay Area air quality has reached unhealthy level for more than one week. What should people with allergies and asthma do to protect their health…