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    Thousands of taxis to be replaced by electric cars – Beijing’s attempt at combating rising pollution levels

    Posted on by Shilpa Chatterjee

    Another one of Beijing’s commendable attempts at tackling its persistent pollution problem – Approximately 70,000 petrol-fuelled taxis in China’s capital to be slowly replaced with electric vehicles. Also, new taxis on roads must be electric, say reports.

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    Beijing to ban the use of coal in six districts to combat air pollution

    Posted on by gavril

    Beijing has been coughing up dirty black smoke from its lungs and whining in pain since quite a while now. After suffering the bane of air pollution, the city authorities have finally decided to ban the use of coal in … Continue reading3

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    Orproject’s Bubbles project could help Beijing citizens breathe better air

    Posted on by gavril

    Beijing has been chocking off late given the fact that the quality of air in the city has been dropping to new lows. The record-breaking air pollution in this Chinese city has grabbed the attention of environmentalists and designers from … Continue reading3

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    Beijing finally passes its first laws to pull down air pollution levels

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    The city of Beijing has been having a tough time since quite a while now, as smog has enveloped the city’s atmosphere and the lungs of its inhabitants. The Chinese authorities have finally adhered to a long awaited wake-up call … Continue reading3

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    Beijing to spend more than $160 billion in an effort to clean up its air!

    Posted on by gavril

    Beijing has continually been in the news for having terribly polluted air. The authorities have finally decided to take a stand and wage war against all that’s smelly, smoggy and dirty, with a 1 trillion yuan ($163.4 billion) plan to … Continue reading3

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    Smog, smog, there’s smog everywhere! Beijing’s smog levels go beyond hazardous

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    The residents of Beijing were left surprised and utterly disgusted as the city was recently shut down as smog levels reached a record high. Transport routes including roads and airports came to a close to prevent accidents and people were … Continue reading3

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    Chinese man uses pink bra as a makeshift face mask!

    Posted on by gavril

    Citizens in Beijing, China, have been suffering rising air pollution levels and in an attempt to keep their lungs safe from the pollutants, a few people have resorted to somewhat innovative yet amusing ways. Recently, this Chinese man was spotted … Continue reading3

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    China sells 500,000 breathing masks in two days

    Posted on by gavril

    We recently reported on Beijing’s environment being choked out of life recently. As air pollutions soared to a hazardous 993 micrograms per cubic meters, the city was engulfed with pollution. This led to traffic pulling off streets, flights being cancelled … Continue reading3

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    Beijing experiences hazardous air-pollution levels!

    Posted on by gavril

    And as the rest of the world is diligently moving towards a greener tomorrow, folks in Beijing are suffering from a terribly polluted environment. The city experienced extremely high pollution levels that actually led to the government setting up emergency … Continue reading3

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    Green vehicles on display at The Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

    Posted on by gavril

    The Beijing International Automotive Exhibition and is dreaming of a greener future. Themed as “Imagining the Green Future”, the Expo has its spotlight focused on cleaner greener and more energy efficient vehicles this year. 95 cars using newer energy are … Continue reading3

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