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China's anti-pollution drive risks running out of gas

Published: 
Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:53pm
Category: 
Energy

A chronic shortage of natural gas is hurting China's plan to move away from burning coal to heat homes and offices, raising the prospect of more choking air pollution this winter and beyond.

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Life in a Toxic Country

Published: 
Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:57pm
Category: 
Chemicals

I recently found myself hauling a bag filled with 12 boxes of milk powder and a cardboard container with two sets of air filters through San Francisco International Airport.

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In China, Breathing Becomes a Childhood Risk

Published: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:43am
Category: 
Chemicals

The boy’s chronic cough and stuffy nose began last year at the age of 3. 

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University creates world's lightest material

Published: 
Sun, 03/24/2013 - 11:20pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Chinese scientists say they have developed the world's lightest material, which they expect to play an important role in tackling pollution.

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As Pollution Worsens in China, Solutions Succumb to Infighting

Published: 
Fri, 03/22/2013 - 2:08pm
Category: 
Chemicals

China’s state leadership transition has taken place this month against an ominous backdrop.