51.Beijing moves into all clean energy era
By Du Juan
Beijing shut down its last large-scale coal-fired power plant on Saturday, meaning that the capital now uses only clean energy for all electricity and heating.
The measure, which was announced in the municipal government work report released in January, is part of the city's ...
52.Calendar in Feb. 2017
On Feb. 3, Minister Chen Jining chaired a thematic meeting to analyze and estimate the air pollution control trends in the first quarter of the year and make plans for the next stage. Vice Ministers Zhai Qing and Zhao Yingmin were presented at the meeting. Heads of the Ministry’s relevant inte...
53.B vitamins may help reduce harm from air pollution
Taking B vitamins may help reduce some of the harmful effects of air pollution, a new study said Monday.
The study, led by Jia Zhong of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, showed that B vitamins such as folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 may play a critical role in re...
54.Tackling the heavy air pollution problem
Editor's note: With the environment being one of most important issues on the agenda at the ongoing annual sessions of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, the country's top political advisory bod...
55.From overseas media: Foreign exchange rates, SOEs, and pollution
Overseas media paid close attention to comments from Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of China's central bank, who addressed questions about the foreign exchange rate, debts, and deleveraging at a press conference on Friday. Topics about State-Owned Enterprises and air pollution from Thursday's news co...
56.Chen Jining responds to the FAQs at the press conference for the fifth session o...
A press conference is held on the sidelines of the fifth session of the 12th NPC at the Beijing Media Center on Mar. 9. Minister Chen Jining answers the questions raised by the Chinese and international news presses about “strengthening the ecological environment conservation”. (Photo by Wang...
57.Chen Jining receives an interview in the minister’s passage
On the afternoon of Mar. 8, Minister Chen Jining received an interview in the minister’s passage about the ongoing thematic inspection on the air quality in the first quarter.
Chen said that there has been frequent heavy air pollution since the start of the winter, and we have been facing ...
58.China on right path for addressing air pollution: minister...
China is heading into the right direction for tackling air pollution, as proved by the improvement of air quality over the past few years, Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining said Thursday.
In the past three years, days of good air quality increased in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei...
59.MEP releases the results of the thematic inspection on air quality
Eighteen inspection teams tasked with the thematic inspection on air quality in the first quarter of the year continued with the field inspections on the air quality of 18 cities in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area and surrounding area between Feb. 21 and 22. The inspection teams focused on the inspe...
60.Minister: Air pollution probe finds 2,000 faults
By Zheng Jinran
The ongoing monthlong environmental inspection of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighboring provinces has exposed over 2,000 pollution problems, the environmental protection minister said Wednesday.
Each problem will be investigated, with the results released to ...