Wang Anshun

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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(...)

Beijing: China plans to link up the capital with the nearby city of Tianjin and the neighbouring province of Hebei into a city that will be as big as Uruguay and have a population of 100 million people. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

China’s urbanisation programme is the foundation on which the country’s economic boom has been built, and the reason why analysts are not too worried (...)

A child wearing a protective mask in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Beijing’s mayor Wang Hansen has said smog had made the capital “unlivable”. Photograph:  EPA

China’s environmental crisis offers opportunities for Irish companies in the environmental products and waste management arena, Minister for Enviro(...)

Beijing, China: data shows seven out of 10 cities with the dirtiest air are in Hebei province around the capital. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

It was a bad week for China in its efforts to control air pollution, after the mayor of Beijing described how smog had rendered the city “unliveable”(...)