New initiatives in Jiaxing and Shenzhen offer alternatives to top-down, centralized planning.
If there’s a “Chinese Dream,” it can be found on the fast-growing outskirts of Beijing, Shanghai, and other major cities.
Greenhouse gases swirl in abandon in this NASA video.
Introducing the world’s saddest desk lunch.
The ghostly kids look like they’re suffocating in smoke.
Who knew feeding deer plastic waste would hurt them?
The chambered nautilus finally gets the architectural tribute it deserves.
Frustrated locals say they are concerned about the suppression of creativity.
But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.
Twelve-year-old Peng Yijian holed up in Shanghai mega-stores for six days, reportedly living off free food samples.
Cai Guo-Qiang's haunting installations reflect on nature—and the horrible things people keep doing to it.
And then because that wasn't enough, walk on a crane more than 2,000 feet above the pavement.
An experiment from Shanghai.
An unfortunate intersection of trends.
Americans and Europeans are partly to blame for the smog floating over the Pacific, say researchers.
Eight million acres of Chinese farmland is so contaminated that it's now closed to farming.
The national government issued a series of reforms to fix a struggling industry, but many will be left behind.
It's not a new problem, but the country's struggle with air pollution has finally gone mainstream.