Officials Accused of Faking AQI Data with 'Fog Gun' in Beijing

Water cannon spotted near air quality monitor in Beijing sparks accusations of tampering with data by netizens online.

by That's, 08 May 2017

​AQI Jumps to 905 in Beijing Following Massive Sandstorm

As of Thursday morning, PM2.5 levels soared to 630 micrograms per cubic meter, while PM10 levels reached 1,000.

by Justine Lopez, 04 May 2017

Heavy Smog Expected to Hit Beijing This Weekend

Heavy pollution is expected to hover over the capital on Friday and Saturday.

by Justine Lopez, 27 February 2017

Smog Makes People Unhappy, Survey Declares

From the Department of the Bleeding Obvious: Smog makes people depressed and unhappy.

by Steven Hu, 27 February 2017

Chinese Pollution Violators Punished

Over 500 factories punished.

by Rachel Deason, 03 January 2017

Beijing Ponders Classifying Smog as a 'Meteorological Disaster'

By definition a meteorological disaster is caused by extreme weather. So why should Beijing's smog be classified as a natural disaster?

by Justine Lopez, 16 December 2016

Ugh, Red Alert Issued for Beijing Air for Next 5 Days

Better bust out those masks and air filters because we're in for days of awful air. The fun starts on Friday night.

by Justine Lopez, 15 December 2016

8 Facemasks That Will Protect You From Pollution

Keep your lungs safe this winter.

by Jonty Dixon, 01 December 2016

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