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…

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…

Severe Beijing smog prompts transparency

One of Beijing’s worst rounds of air pollution kept schoolchildren indoors and sent coughing residents to hospitals, but this time something was different about the murky haze…