Peggy Liu

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Shanghai Metro to make announcements in Shanghainese

Shanghai Metro announcements will be soon spoken in Shanghainese along with the current broadcasts in Mandarin and English, metro authorities …

Sustainability
Pollution

Aghast Over Beijing's Air Pollution? This Was Pittsburgh Not That Long Ago

<i>Change takes a long time. Pittsburgh, for its part, did not enact smoke controls until more than a century after travelers described it as hell with the lid off.</i><p>NASA<p>The photographs and measurements coming out of Beijing these days are horrifying. You can see the brown clouds from space, and Chinese …

Half of the Rice in Guangzhou Is Polluted

China's latest food scandal comes from soil pollution -- and this time, there's no easy solution.<p>Jeff Chiu/AP<p>The latest in China's rolling cascade of food safety disasters comes from Guangzhou -- the capital of Guangdong province in southern China, and one of China's largest cities -- where 44 …

Shanghai Residents Protest Battery Plant Over Potential Pollution · Global Voices

Hundreds of residents marched along a street on the outskirts of Shanghai on May 11, 2013 to oppose plans for a lithium battery plant, marking the …

Traffic Pollution May Be Harming Kids in Ways We Never Imagined

Iranians told to flee Tehran

Tehran's residents have been urged to abandon the Iranian capital to avoid its notoriously toxic air, with officials warning it had become "dangerous."<p>Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi – the only female minister in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government – issued the drastic advice as soaring pollution …