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Your hair spray is ruining Beijing’s air, experts warn. Beijingers are not amused.

A new research study by the Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental Protection on sources of the particulate pollutant PM2.5…

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Air pollution: Two steps backward, one step forward

With seemingly contradictory headlines appearing on the same day, recent events are representative of China’s mixed record on climate issues:…

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China wins first battle in ‘war against pollution’

For many years now, China has struggled to balance its economic development with environmental sustainability. The problem became especially unavoidable,…

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A glimmer of sunshine in Beijing’s smog fight

The biggest improvement in pollution in nine years? According to a Reuters analysis, based on readings of hazardous PM2.5 particles…

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Solution to Beijing smog? 15 million people with fans, suggests actual patent applicant

What you are about to read is not from The Onion. A Chinese man, apparently deeply concerned about Beijing’s air…

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Cadmium poison in a battery-making town

A summary of the top news in Chinese politics and current affairs for August 15, 2017. Part of the daily…

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Can China’s ‘forest city’ cure pollution?

China will soon introduce the world’s first “forest city,” one of many ways the country is trying to become greener.…

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News roundup: Self-taught villager wins lawsuit against chemicals company

Top China news for February 3, 2017. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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What is to be done about the smog?

Top China news for December 21, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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A former policeman makes millions from a gay dating app, and China seizes an American underwater drone

Top China news for December 16, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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Chinese millennials in debt, plus China’s market economy debate

Top China news for December 12, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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Coal in the Qilian Mountains

Workers gather coal in the Qilian Mountains, a range that rises up to 19,000 feet and lies on the border…

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Beijing haze

A heavy smog hangs over the Chinese capital as residents commute by car, bicycle and motorbike. Rising vehicle ownership, coal-burning…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Rachel Stern on the scholarly appeal of China’s legal system, the nation’s crackdown on lawyers and U.S. litigiousness

Rachel Stern, a law professor, author and guest on the October 20 Sinica podcast, joins Jeremy Goldkorn for a supplementary…

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Rachel Stern on China’s legal system

A leading scholar of Chinese law and politics discusses the intersection of the two.

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