SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Air pollution in a key Chinese region surrounding Beijing worsened in the first four months of this year, despite tough new campaigns to enforce green regulations and punish offenders,
Pollution in Beijing can sometimes literally go off the charts. The result, unsurprisingly, is the death of thousands of people each year. What makes it worse for Chinese bureaucrats, who maintain strict
Air quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia. When smog gets bad, the air becomes more than a coolness on your skin or a haze on the horizon. When smog gets bad, you can taste it.
Smoke billows from stacks in Shanxi, China. (Kevin Frayer / Getty Images) Rich countries like the United States import tons of stuff from China and other less-developed nations. In so doing, we not only
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and confrontational negotiating style have sparked frantic calls to the White House and Congress from diplomats and lobbyists