The air pollution in Beijing is well known, with the first ‘red alert’ in the city’s history being issued in December of 2015, and the “Airpocalypse Now” headlines that followed. One idea that is currently being looked at is a congestion charge on vehicles in the city, which is home to over 5 million cars […]Read more "Beijing: An answer to the air pollution problem?"
It is a little (actually very) late, but the incendiary, self-financed documentary Under the Dome by Chai Jing, one of China’s best known journalists, is worth watching. It is about air pollution, which is finally being debated in China. I recall taking the train from Shanghai to Nanjing, and Shanghai to Hangzhou on successive days, […]Read more "China: “upon all the living and the dead”"