Eight million acres of Chinese farmland is so contaminated that it's now closed to farming.
It's not a new problem, but the country's struggle with air pollution has finally gone mainstream.
NASA captures a 750-mile trail of haze on camera.
It just got even harder for car owners to get a coveted plate. But there are clever ways to skirt the system.
What pairs best with the Asian brown cloud? Try the "Vogmask."
Before going to China, I was blasé about the country's famous air pollution. I was completely unprepared for how bad it was.
'Double 11,' was started in the 1990s as a way to embrace bachelorhood. Now it's the world's biggest online shopping event.
The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.
But that may change next year.
Pollution defeats the surveillance state.
China's largest public urban space is more than just the site of the famous student protests. It's a symbol of the country—and the country's power.
Despite its massive population, China's list of common last names is very small. Here's where people with these names are.
A Dutch designer's innovative proposal for the pollution-ridden city.
A ground-breaking new report finds that air pollution – not any one contaminant – is the "leading environmental cause of cancer deaths."
The new headquarters of the People's Daily is only the latest example of the capital's unusual architecture.
These women, often from rural areas, are regularly kept in apartments that their lovers buy for them in urban centers.
A new NASA map of the planet lays out the depressing geographies of smog and premature death.
And it could also lead to the eventual bust.
DIY entrepreneurs have developed ingenious—and affordable—products to satisfy the public's insatiable demand for pure air.