June 12, 2013
In China, All Climate Politics Are Local
The central government in Beijing appears serious about reducing pollution and greenhouse gases. Will local leaders listen?
April 10, 2013
China's Next Challenge: "Health Drain"
China, with its latest flu outbreak and environmental situation, may well be on the cusp of coining a new term.
October 09, 2012
A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
Chinese consumers want to buy automobiles that reflect their growing economic status. It may come at a cost.
September 27, 2012
New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
This small country has a proud history of progressive reform. But some worry that the current government is turning back the clock.
June 20, 2012
Here Comes the Haze, Again
Inertia within ASEAN and a refusal to enforce rules mean Southeast Asia is again grappling with “the haze.”
February 17, 2012
Tackling China's Toxic Factories
Transparency is key to cleaning up China’s factories. Undercover young environmentalists are trying to help.
December 14, 2011
Beijing Pollution at "Crisis Level"
Beijing’s air pollution has hit crisis levels, says one official. Will the govt change the way it measures air quality?
December 09, 2011
Beijing Air Pollution Brouhaha
Smog recently forced the cancellation of hundreds of Beijing flights. Locals’ patience over pollution is wearing thin.
November 09, 2011
Beijing Opens Up on Pollution
Beijing has opened its air pollution monitoring center to individual members of the public for the first time.
October 11, 2011
Return of the Haze
While parts of Asia are flooding, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are once again grappling with haze pollution.
December 24, 2009
Quenching China's Water Thirst
Too hazardous to touch in some places, China’s Yellow River has been choked by pollution and sediment. Joe Lamar reports on officials’ struggles to clean up the ‘Mother River’ and stem demand from the country’s ever thirstier provinces.
December 22, 2009
'I Wish We'd Died that Night'
Twenty-five years on, campaigners say the world’s worst-ever industrial accident is still claiming victims. Sanjay Kumar visits Bhopal in India and speaks to the locals who say their government has failed them badly.