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The Brutal Reality of Life in China’s Most Polluted Cities

IT’S ONE THING to read about air pollution contributing to more than one million deaths in China, or about how one-third of its rural residents lack access to clean water. But it doesn’t seem quite real until you see the … 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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Nine Chinese cities suffered more days of severe smog than Beijing

Photographs of a smog-wreathed Tiananmen Square and the iconic headquarters of China Central Television dominated reports of Chinese pollution last year, but analysis shows nine other Chinese cities suffered more days of severe smog than the capital in 2013. The … Continue reading

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