China takes aim at pollution after years of growth

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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

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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

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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…

No.East China cities have dangerous air pollution

(中文) 內地東北多個城市連續數日出現嚴重霧霾天氣,哈爾濱的學生因此而停課,而在吉林及瀋陽,陸空交通幾乎癱瘓…

Wildfires, high temps prompt spare the air alert

Wildfires, high temperatures and light winds have caused air quality in Northern California to deteriorate…

NPC deputy proposes on air quality, country doctors

The entire society should take responsibility for the worsening air quality, said Zhong Nanshan, a renowned medical expert and also a NPC deputy…

Spring Festival fireworks drive up pollution levels

Air pollution figures have climbed across China despite efforts to limit the amount of fireworks being set off in celebration of the Chinese Spring Festival…

NASA pollution monitoring aircraft to fly over bay area skies

Specially equipped NASA aircraft will be hovering over Bay Area skies Thursday and Friday collecting air quality data…

Thick fog cancels Beijing flights

Thick, off-the-scale smog shrouded eastern China for the second time in about two weeks Tuesday, forcing airlines to cancel flights because of poor visibility…

Survey on Californians and the Environment

加州公共政策研究所PPIC公佈2012年「加州人與環境」 調查結果,顯示加州人最關注的環境議題仍是全球暖化…

China tells US to stop tweets on Beijing’s bad air

中國要求外國領事館停止發佈國內空氣污染數據…

People trained to use pollution monitors as smog lingers

Armed with a device that looks like an old transistor radio, some Beijing residents are being trained by an environmental group to record pollution levels…