Posts tagged Air Quality

Interview: Blue Skies So Rare in China They Are Considered ‘Tourist Attractions’
With China’s air quality once again making headlines in recent weeks, we check in with China Air Daily’s Michael Zhao to see if there’s any reason for hope.
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Interview: Blue Skies So Rare in China They Are Considered ‘Tourist Attractions’

With China’s air quality once again making headlines in recent weeks, we check in with China Air Daily’s Michael Zhao to see if there’s any reason for hope.

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Video: Can Beijing Clean Up its Air the Same Way New York and London Did?

The video “Fresh Air by 2030” is the latest offering from our partner site China Green, a production of the Center on U.S.-China Relations.

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Could Beijing’s Air Today Really Be Worse Than Ground Zero’s After 9/11?
As we pause to reflect on this somber anniversary, Emily Brill over at ChinaFile poses a rather unusual question: “Beijing’s Air in 2013 or Ground Zero’s After 9/11: Which Was Worse?” Her findings may surprise you.
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Could Beijing’s Air Today Really Be Worse Than Ground Zero’s After 9/11?

As we pause to reflect on this somber anniversary, Emily Brill over at ChinaFile poses a rather unusual question: “Beijing’s Air in 2013 or Ground Zero’s After 9/11: Which Was Worse?” Her findings may surprise you.

Read the full story here.

Video: Sensors Strapped to Kites Search for Clues in Beijing’s Dirty Air

Two U.S. graduate students design kites with sensors that can easily monitor Beijing’s air quality and send data back to the people on the ground.

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Photos: Watch Beijing’s Air Quality Get Worse and Worse and Worse and …
As the “airpocalypse” continues in northern China, we check in with Michael Zhao, founder of Asia Society’s China Air Daily website project, to see if there are any signs of hope.
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Photos: Watch Beijing’s Air Quality Get Worse and Worse and Worse and …

As the “airpocalypse” continues in northern China, we check in with Michael Zhao, founder of Asia Society’s China Air Daily website project, to see if there are any signs of hope.

Read the full story here.

But when the issue is the thick haze that hangs over China’s growing cities, harming the health of their residents, condemning U.S. diplomats for providing air pollution information is only going to further alienate the public.

As the Chinese government accused the U.S. Embassy of illegally interfering in China’s domestic affairs by publishing online hourly air-quality, the increasingly skeptical Chinese public ridiculed its government for its outrage, write Susan Shirk and Steven Oliver.

To read the full story: Dirty Air and Succession Jitters Are Clouding Beijing’s Judgment