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“air quality”

Dec 17, 2015 05:17 AM ET
As environmental concerns grow, cities around the world fight to keep their air clean. Which cities are the world's greenest?
Dec 11, 2015 12:18 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Beijing's smog has been in the news. But which are America's most polluted cities? Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2015 09:05 AM ET // AFP
Choking smog has reached more than 25 times the level considered safe.
Aug 31, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Nobody walks in Los Angeles, and that means lots of cars, lots of exhaust, and a big smoggy sky. Where does L.A. rank among the globe's smog centers?
Jul 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2015 11:30 AM ET
A recent documentary, "Under the Dome," depicts Chinese residents coping with worsening air quality. Just how bad is pollution in China?
Mar 20, 2015 06:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Paris in the spring is lovely -- except when you can't breathe. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
The removal of the documentary underscores the ruling Communist Party's sensitivity to public debate over China's notorious smog problem.
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