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China ratifies Paris climate change agreement

Announcement comes as Xi Jinping and Barack Obama are expected to meet ahead of the start of the G20 to make a joint statement on climate changeChina has announced it will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement, paving the way for a hotly a…

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A ‘black and smelly’ job: the search for China’s most polluted rivers

A Chinese government campaign asks the public to hunt down polluted waterways which can then be mapped and cleaned upOne sunny morning, Shi Dianshou sets off for China’s River of Happiness.“It’s not very happy right now,” the 24-year-old enviro…

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China unveils ‘straddling bus’ design to beat traffic jams

The concept vehicle is designed to float above the clogged-up streets of some of the country’s biggest citiesA Beijing company has unveiled spectacularly futuristic designs for a pollution-busting, elevated bus capable of gliding over the nightmarish…

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Another ‘toxic school’ case leads to closure of Chinese chemical works

Industrial park told to cease production after 20 students fell ill in Hai’an, on the heels of poisoning scare involving 500 pupils in another part of same provinceAuthorities have ordered the closure of a chemical industrial complex in eastern China…

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Another ‘toxic school’ case leads to closure of Chinese chemical works

Industrial park told to cease production after 20 students fell ill in Hai’an, on the heels of poisoning scare involving 500 pupils in another part of same provinceAuthorities have ordered the closure of a chemical industrial complex in eastern China…

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China’s toxic school: officials struggle to contain uproar over sick students

Illnesses ranging from nosebleeds to leukaemia among pupils at Changzhou Foreign Languages School, with highly toxic illegal waste dumping blamed Environmental activists in China are calling for new laws and an independent investigation into how hundre…

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Purple haze: lilac sky at night highlights China’s smog blight

Images showing Nanjing city shrouded in a violet fug – said to be caused by a pollution spike at sunset – follow two red alerts for Beijing over toxic airPhotographs appearing to show one of China’s most famous cities shrouded in a spectacular vi…

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Smog-hit Beijing residents told to stay positive and drink more tea

China’s national broadcaster urges citizens to ‘smile’ as air pollution levels reach up to ten times the level considered safe by the WHOChina’s national broadcaster urged smog-stricken citizens to grin and bear it as Beijing entered the second…

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Beijing’s ‘airpocalypse’: city shuts down amid three-day smog red alert

Children kept at home, building sites and factories closed and cars kept off roads as pollution engulfs Chinese capital“Create a paradise,” urges the motto of Beijing’s Baijiazhuang primary school – a message stamped on to its front gate in bri…

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Beijing issues first pollution red alert as smog engulfs capital

Alert will prompt schools and factories to close and force millions of vehicles off roads after smog reached 40 times safe level in some areasBeijing has issued its first pollution red alert as acrid smog enveloped the Chinese capital for the second ti…

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