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Smog is a type of air pollution. The word "smog" was made in the early 20th century as a portmanteau of the words smoke and fog to refer to smoky fog. Smog usually forms in industrial areas or areas of high population, which release large amounts of air pollution, such as smoke or gases.
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  • (China Daily)2017-04-17 07:04

     A couple tackle the pollution in a shopping district amid heavy smog after the capital issued its first ever "red alert" for air pollution on Dec 8, 2015. [Photo/Agencies]The central environmental inspection teams that were dispatched recently have uncovered a range of problems nationwide, such as...

  • (chinadaily.com.cn)2017-04-15 10:38

    Editor's note: Gone are the days when women had to rely on a marrying a successful man for security. Nowadays, many women realize it is more important to depend on themselves. According to a recent survey, 70 percent of the female participants think the biggest advantage for modern women is being ta...

  • By Mike Peters(China Daily)2017-04-14 06:52

    As air pollution continues to plague much of China, proactive diners look for ways to eat away the problem. It's not so easy, Mike Peters reports. Sometimes, all I need is the air that I breathe - and to love mackerel. That play on words from an old song hints of one way that people cope with the on...

  • (China Daily)2017-04-11 07:58

    Govt and policies China to reduce planned output of coal-fire power plants China will gradually reduce the planned power output of existing coal-fired generating plants, the country's State planner said on Monday. It will also encourage power producers to sign contracts with clients in a bid to prom...

  • By Zheng Jinran(China Daily)2017-04-11 07:24

    Latest round of smog expected to stay until Sunday, ministry says China has seen its air quality worsen a little in the first quarter, particularly in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the national environmental authority said on Monday. "In the first three months, 71 percent of days in 338 cities...

  • By Li You(China Daily)2017-04-11 07:23

    Hefei, the capital city of Anhui province, launched a major project on Feb 27 to construct a comprehensive national science center by the year 2020. It will be the second comprehensive national science center in China, following Shanghai's Zhangjiang Comprehensive National Science Center, and also t...

  • By Xinhua-afp(China Daily)2017-04-10 07:10

    UK capital plans new charges for diesel and older petrol vehicles LONDON - Gone are the days of London's "pea souper" smogs, but like many European cities, the British capital is once again being choked by pollution - and has road traffic firmly in its sights. In 1952, the Great Smog suffocated Lo...

  • By Zhuan Ti(China Daily)2017-04-08 07:39

    Increased focus on sustainable business practices, along with growing demand for renewable energy and low-emission technologies, will drive Elkem Group's growth, said its CEO Helge Aasen. As a technology leader in silicon materials, which can be used in chips for electronics and solar panels, the co...

  • (China Daily)2017-04-07 07:56

    The top environmental watchdog decided to assign 5,600 inspectors to conduct a year-long investigation into the sources of air pollution in northern cities on Wednesday, just four days after the top authorities announced that Xiongan New Area will be built in North China's Hebei province, which is k...

  • By Zheng Jinran(China Daily)2017-04-07 07:55

    The invisible pollutant is rapidly becoming a main cause for concern in many areas of China, as Zheng Jinran reports. After the heavy, prolonged smog that often shrouds China during winter, the return of blue skies in spring and summer is always welcome. However, sunny summer days may not be as bene...

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