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Amazing Things Happened When New Delhi Halved the Number of Cars on the Road

India's capital imposed a vehicle ban for two weeks in January — and the results were encouraging, with improvement in air quality and diminished levels of congestion.
Meera Subramanian
1.25.16
environment

It's Not All Bad News When It Comes to Beijing's Terrible Air

Air quality in Beijing improved last year, despite the government's first ever "red alert" warning in December, according to official media.
VICE News
1.4.16
environment

India Borrows a Page From China's Playbook in Dealing With Air Pollution

India is imposing restrictions on when and what types of automobiles are permitted, much like rules Beijing has put in place to deal with dangerously high levels of pollution.
Rob Verger
12.17.15
environment

People in China Can No Longer Watch This Environmental Documentary

Just after praising a viral film about the country's air pollution problems, Chinese authorities appear to have scrubbed it from internet sites.
VICE News
3.9.15
environment

Millions of Chinese Watched an Environmental Documentary This Weekend — and the Government Is Happy About It

Created by a former Chinese television reporter, 'Under the Dome' depicts the country's notoriously bad air quality and could bring about greater scrutiny of government environmental policies.
VICE News
3.2.15
environment

A New Harvard University Study Adds to a Growing Body of Evidence Linking Air Pollution and Autism

Pregnant women subjected to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy were twice as likely to give birth to an autistic child than women living with low levels of air pollutants.
Laura Dattaro
12.19.14