61.Pollution: The silent killer responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million children ...
More than 1.7 million children under the age of five are being killed each year by the polluted environment, according to two reports by the World Health Organization published on Monday.
The factors that cause the death of more than one-in-four children under five include air pollution, un...
62.Chen Jining chairs a symposium on environmental protection
MEP Minister Chen Jining chairs a symposium today, at which some NPC deputies and CPPCC members are invited to contribute their wisdoms to environmental protection. Vice Minister Zhao Yingmin gives a brief introduction to the state of the environment in China in 2016 and the latest developments...
63.Li to lawmakers: Time to 'make skies blue again'
By Zheng Jinran
China will take effective steps to strengthen environmental protection - especially in controlling air pollution - in 2017 to markedly reduce major airborne pollutants and "make our skies blue again", Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday.
Li delivered the Government Work Re...
64.Air quality improved in more cities: MEP
By Zhao Yusha
As most Chinese cities witnessed more days with clean air after a nationwide air pollution control plan was introduced in 2013, environmental experts noted air quality has seen improvement and whether all China's cities can reach the national standard for air quality by the st...
65.Chen Jining chairs a thematic meeting on area-wide ambient air quality trends
Minister Chen Jining chaired a thematic meeting on the night of Feb. 27 to analyze and estimate the recent air quality trends in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and adjacent area and make deployments for the next stage.
As forecasted by China National Environmental Monitoring Center together with...
66.Smog density in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei down 30 pct
The average density of PM 2.5, fine particulate matter that causes smog, in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region dropped by 26.5 micrograms per cubic meter, or 30 percent, from 2013 to 2016, according to satellite data released by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Wednesday.
CAS disclosed f...
67.Calendar in Dec. 2016
On Dec. 2, a teleconference was held in Beijing on canvassing and treating informal garbage dumps. MEP Minister Chen Jining and MHURD Minister Chen Zhenggao delivered remarks at the conference. Representatives of the member organizations of the inter-departmental joint meetings, and of the hous...
68.Smog to hit northern cities
Smog is expected to engulf parts of northern China on Friday and Saturday, the national observatory forecast on Tuesday.
The smog will hit Beijing as well as Shandong, Henan and Hebei provinces, reducing visibility and contributing to air pollution, the National Meteorological Center said.
69.MEP holds a video conference on the deployments of the thematic inspection on ai...
By Liu Xiaoxing
BEIJING, Feb. 22, CENEWS-MEP held a video conference in Beijing today on the deployments of the thematic inspection on air quality in the first quarter of the year. Minister Chen chaired and spoke at the conference.
The Ministry is scheduled to launch the thematic inspec...
70.North China city criticized for worsening air quality
China's top environmental watchdog has criticized authorities of Shijiazhuang, capital city of Hebei Province, which neighbors Beijing, for worsening air quality and insufficient efforts in environmental protection.
The air quality in Shijiazhuang has worsened sharply since October 2016 and...