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Heavy air pollution to hit northern cities until start of National People’s Congress 

Pollution will ease by Wednesday, forecasters say, but return with a vengeance on Friday for the following week A new bout of air pollution is due to hit Beijing and other parts of north China today. The Ministry of Environmental … Continue reading

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More than half Chinese cities plagued by air pollution 

Beijing: More than 330 Chinese cities monitored by the government, especially capital Beijing and in northern China, reported air pollution despite claims by officials to cut down use of coal and regulating polluting factories. Nearly 58 per cent of Chinese … Continue reading

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Air pollution: a dark cloud of filth poisons the world’s cities 

The number of annual deaths caused by pollution around the world is now greater than malaria and HIV combined, according to a recent study, with scientists warning that fatalities could reach 6 million a year by 2050 During these cold … Continue reading

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Air pollution is bigger killer in China than smoking, says new Greenpeace study

Study of 31 mainland cities finds people more likely to die from PM2.5 than tobacco use – and it didn’t even include the worst offending places Air pollution kills more people than smoking in many cities on the mainland, a … Continue reading

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China Today: Xingtai, one of the world’s most polluted cities

While toxins belch from power plants, children in nearby Beijing compare brands of mask Based on the most reliable air-pollution index in China, the country’s most polluted city is Xingtai, one of the oldest cities in northern China, with a history stretching … Continue reading

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China to finish analysis of air pollutant around Beijing

An analysis of the sources of air pollution in Beijing, Tianjin and Shijiazhuang will be finished by the end of June, an official with China’s environmental authority said on Sunday. The environmental authorities are working with the Chinese Academy of … Continue reading

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Fog, haze lead to big spike in pollution levels

An air quality report from the Ministry of Environmental Protection ranked Handan, Baoding and Shijiazhuang in Hebei and Zhengzhou in Henan as the top four most-polluted cities among 120 monitored nationwide. The Air Pollution Index in the four cities reached … Continue reading

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