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The main sources of pollution in Beijing, China,  are coal-fired power plants  and vehicle exhaust emissions. Photograph:  Greg Baker/AFP/Getty

China’s smog problem is back with a vengeance this week, with authorities issuing alerts and government officials warning that the country faces a fo(...)

A couple wear masks  in a shopping district of Beijing amid heavy smog after the city issued its first ever red alert for air pollution. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Schools were closed, building work suspended and restrictions on cars were put in place in Beijing on Tuesday after the Chinese capital issued its fir(...)