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China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists

China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists Beijing will soon revise an important piece of legislation and give environmental protection authorities the power to shut polluting factories, punish officials and restrict industrial development in some areas, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The changes … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Six years of Beijing air pollution summed up in one scary chart

Six years of Beijing air pollution summed up in one scary chart The only reprieve Beijing residents get, the data show, is around the time of major events, when authorities close nearby plants and limit traffic to clean the air. The lowest readings came from around the time of China's annual meeting of the National […]

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China pollution: How air domes may help Beijing

China pollution: How air domes may help Beijing On most days, a thick blanket of poisonous smog hovers over Beijing. But one day, China's capital could be dotted with domes filled with clean air. Orproject, a London-based architecture and design firm, has devised the Bubbles project, a design that … Full News here – Read more […]

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Smog pollution in Essex higher than Beijing and Los Angeles as air quality

Smog pollution in Essex higher than Beijing and Los Angeles as air quality … AIR pollution in Essex was higher than Los Angeles and Beijing yesterday as experts warn of continued high levels of pollution today. Essex Weather Centre says air quality levels remain poor on Thursday, especially in Southern and Eastern parts of Essex. […]

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China’s super smog: Gov’t official calls Beijing pollution “unbearable” – Beijing Video

Beijing is suffering through a week of dangerous air pollution levels. One man is taking the Chinese government to court because of all the smog. Seth Doane … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report

Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second largest economy tries to reduce often hazardous levels of smog caused by decades of rapid growth … Full News here – Read […]

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Pollution plagues both New Delhi and Beijing, but which city is taking steps

Pollution plagues both New Delhi and Beijing, but which city is taking steps … Air monitoring sensors around the landlocked Indian capital have routinely registered levels of small airborne particles at "hazardous" levels in recent months — three to four times New Delhi's own sanctioned limit, rivaling Beijing. While it's … Full News here – […]

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'Delhi air pollution higher than Beijing' report denied

'Delhi air pollution higher than Beijing' report denied The head of an environment measurement index has denied media reports suggesting it found air quality in the Indian capital, Delhi, to be worse than in China's capital, Beijing. The Environmental Preference Index did not rank cities as it did not have … Full News here – Read […]

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Pollution isn't the only thing killing tourism in Beijing

Pollution isn't the only thing killing tourism in Beijing Tourism to China's capital, home of the Forbidden City and springboard to the country's most-visited attraction, the Great Wall, is plummeting. The overall number of tourists coming to Beijing in the first 11 months of 2013 dropped by more than 10% to … Full News here […]

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Beijing passes regulation on air pollution control

Beijing passes regulation on air pollution control BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — The municipal legislature of Beijing on Wednesday passed a regulation on air pollution control featuring emission controls and harsher penalties in the city's latest effort to battle severe smog. The Beijing Municipal … Full News here – Read more on Xinhua

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Beijing Controls Dangerous Smog and Air Pollution with New Law

Beijing Controls Dangerous Smog and Air Pollution with New Law Beijing Municipal Environment Protection Bureau director in charge Yu Jianhua said “If we compare smoggy Beijing to an obese man, the previous control on emission growth was like asking him to eat less, but our expectation now is that he must try … Full News […]

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Lost in smog: Beijing attempts to cut pollution levels – #AsiaLive – Beijing Video

Beijing is no stranger to smog, but the last few days have seen air pollution reach ten times the World Health Organization-recommended level. The government…

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Beijing Gets Hit With First Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Day Of The Year

Beijing Gets Hit With First Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Day Of The Year It may be a new year, but Beijing is starting 2014 still struggling with an old problem — off-the-charts air pollution. On Thursday, the city issued its first warning of the year for a wave of dangerous smog that exceeded the worst threshold […]

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Dangerous pollution hits the Chinese capital as index hits top of the scale

Dangerous pollution hits the Chinese capital as index hits top of the scale The pollution has been linked to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths, and has tarnished the image of Chinese cities including Beijing, which saw a 10 percent drop in tourist visits during most of 2013. "There are less and less tourists coming […]

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Beijing’s heavy pollution concerns parents – Beijing Video

Smog can cut off sunlight to Beijing for days. At the International School of Beijing, parents want routine air quality measurements, and the school has buil… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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