The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 28, 2016
Amid China’s ongoing “war on pollution,” central authorities have signaled their...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 28, 2015
At Nature, Shanghai Maritime University’s Zheng Wan warns that China’s scientific...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 1, 2013
The AFP reports on the toxic and deadly legacy left by a factory that ceased operation in 2009 in Shuangqiao, a small village in Hunan province: At least 26 villagers have died from cadmium poisoning and hundreds more fallen...
by Mengyu Dong | Aug 7, 2012
Zheng Ge, assistant professor at Hong Kong University, writes for Caixin about China’s environmental monitoring, calling for transparency in the release of data and decentralizing of government control: Environmental authorities...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 6, 2012
Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau: U.S. Consulate Publishing PM2.5 Air Quality Data Illegal...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jun 5, 2012
As Beijing is putting new regulations on the monitoring of air pollutants, China is telling foreign embassies to stop reporting on air quality. According to Xinhua, the air data from these embassies are ‘inaccurate’ and...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 1, 2012
The Chinese government has acknowledged the need for more accurate reporting of air pollutants and has passed regulations requiring some cities to monitor for ozone and PM2.5 particles. From China Daily: The State Council on...
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