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In China, All Climate Politics Are Local
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?

China's Next Challenge: "Health Drain"
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.

A Great Wall of Cars: Surviving China's 'Carmageddon'
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.

New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
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.

Here Comes the Haze, Again
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.”

Tackling China's Toxic Factories
February 17, 2012

Tackling China's Toxic Factories

Transparency is key to cleaning up China’s factories. Undercover young environmentalists are trying to help.

Beijing Pollution at "Crisis Level"
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?

Beijing Air Pollution Brouhaha
December 09, 2011

Beijing Air Pollution Brouhaha

Smog recently forced the cancellation of hundreds of Beijing flights. Locals’ patience over pollution is wearing thin.

Beijing Opens Up on Pollution
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.

Return of the Haze
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.

'I Wish We'd Died that Night'
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.

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