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Air pollution export map reveals where to target clean-up

Take any city in the UK, and you’ll likely find that the skies are cleaner today than they were 40 years ago. Sophisticated scrubbers on power station chimneys, catalytic converters on vehicle exhausts and cleaner fuels have all helped to … Continue reading

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China says air pollution worsens in October 

Air quality in China’s smog-hit northern regions, which include the capital Beijing, worsened in October despite overall improvements over the course of the year, the environment ministry said in a notice late on Monday. The Ministry of Environmental Protection said … Continue reading

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Beijing on pollution alert as smog season sets in

Beijing was put on yellow smog alert on Sunday, imposing restrictions on building and cooking outdoors. The Air Quality Index in Beijing stood at between 200 and 300 out of 500 on Saturday and Sunday, meaning “very unhealthy”. Forecasters said … Continue reading

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Air pollution hit 163 Chinese cities  

Polluted air was reported in 163 cities across China as of midday Wednesday after air pollution reared its ugly head Tuesday, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) announced. Tangshan in Hebei Province, and Fuyang in Anhui Province were the most … Continue reading

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Beijing raises ‘red alert’ threshold for air pollution warning 

From March, China’s capital will bring in new sliding scale for air quality, after issuing its first ever ‘red alert’ for the city in December Beijing is to raise the thresholds for issuing its highest air pollution warnings, the state … Continue reading

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China unveils new measures targeting winter air pollution 

A suite of targeted and stricter measures have been announced to address severe air pollution in the area around China’s capital city during the winter heating season. Recent data from China’s Environmental Protection ministry has shown that although air quality … Continue reading

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Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei to Cooperate in Tackling Air Pollution

Six cities including Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan, Langfang, Baoding and Cangzhou are set to build a unified system to forecast heavy smog and provide emergency response measures, Beijing Times reports on Wednesday.   The six cities have formed a core area … Continue reading

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China: Air pollution reaches dangerous level in 106 cities

The air pollution reached “dangerous levels” in 106 Chinese cities due to use of fireworks and firecrackers during the celebrations welcoming the Lunar New Year, according to a report. On the eve of New Year on Wednesday night, the Air quality … Continue reading

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