81.Environment minister urges crack-down on high-emission vehicles
China's environment minister has urged strict monitoring and crack-down on automobiles with excessive exhaust emissions to improve air quality.
Emissions from mobile sources, such as heavy diesel trucks and old cars, make up a large part of air pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region,...
82.China and India can work together to curb air pollution
By Swaran Singh
The simmering groundswell of voices urges emerging economies such as China and India to take the lead in addressing global issues. But there are deeper imperceptible challenges at home that demand immediate and greater attention from China and India. Air pollution is one suc...
83.MEP organizes the thematic inspection on air quality in Q1
An official with MEP told the news press today that the Ministry will work with relevant provinces (municipalities) to launch the thematic inspection between Feb. 15 and Mar. 15 on air quality in the first quarter, in order to urge Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and surrounding area to resolutely implem...
84.Smog-plagued city sets ambitious pollution control target
Shijiazhuang, a city in northern China chronically plagued by smog, aims to cut the fine particle density of its air by more than 20 percent.
The government of Shijiazhuang, capital of northern China's Hebei Province, just passed an air pollution prevention action plan for 2017.
85.Shanghai puts two-fifths of landmass in ecological protection zone
Shanghai plans to put over two-fifths of its landmass and 1,000 square kilometers of surrounding waters into an ecological protection zone, according to a government draft released Tuesday.
The entire area will be placed under an "ecological red line," amounting to 4,364 square km, includin...
86.Beijing bans higher emission vehicles from road
Beijing will ban high-emission vehicles from its urban areas starting Wednesday, authorities said Monday.
Starting from Feb. 15, light-duty gasoline-powered cars that fail to meet the National Emission Standard III will be banned from entering Beijing's fifth ring on weekdays.
87.Smog returns to North China
Some 10 cities in North China's Hebei Province have enforced traffic control measures since Monday to tackle a new bout of smog.
Heavy pollution will hit North China again due to poor air diffusing conditions, the Legal Daily reported Friday, citing the Ministry of Environmental Protection ...
88.Chen Jining chairs a thematic meeting to analyze and estimate the air pollution ...
By Wang Kunting
BEIJING, CENEWS-Minister Chen Jining chaired a thematic meeting on Feb. 3 to analyze and estimate the air pollution control trends in the first quarter of 2017, and make plans for the next stage. Chen emphasized the importance to continue to facilitate the air pollution cont...
89.New material discovered to filter PM 2.5 particles
By Wu Jin
The latest publication of Nature has highlighted a discovery headed by Professor Wang Bo from the Beijing Institute of Technology, whose team created a membrane made from metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to filter PM2.5 particles.
According to Wang, the porous crystallization m...
90.China Focus: China to complete drawing ecological "red line" by 2020
The central authorities Tuesday issued guidelines on an ecological "red line" that will declare certain regions under mandatory and rigorous protection.
The document was jointly issued by the General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the General Office of th...