One-fifth of China’s urban housing stock has been bought up and left vacant, and it’s adding to the country’s housing woes.
No, not metaphorically. We’re talking about sending fleets of bicycles with air filtration equipment into the streets to remove nasty airborne particles.
Two decades ago, China pushed bikes aside to advance its car-centric ambitions. Now it’s regretting that move—and betting on bike share to making cycling cool again.
A Dutch designer has debuted a pollution-eating tower in Beijing, and hopes to install 800 more in public parks across China.
If there’s a “Chinese Dream,” it can be found on the fast-growing outskirts of Beijing, Shanghai, and other major cities.
Hazardous levels of air pollution are expected to persist in the coming days.
An artist spent three months sucking up city air with a vacuum, and here’s the nasty result.
China’s central government has an ambitious green infrastructure plan. But will the results live up to the rhetoric?
Using traditional construction methods would have taken months, so China got crafty.
Greenhouse gases swirl in abandon in this NASA video.
Don’t be silly! Try on a flower fascinator.
It’s also connected with lower happiness, according to a new study.
A U.K. designer is using open data to produce dramatic t-shirts of cities from Phoenix to Beijing.
IBM says its artificially intelligent machine can forecast air pollution up to 72 hours in advance.
The ghostly kids look like they’re suffocating in smoke.
Officials expect the plan to reduce congestion in the crowded city.
There's still a long way to go, but the Chinese capital has taken a symbolic step forward.
Three years of air-quality readings in Beijing are mixed into this unsettling track.
Witness the largest annual human migration.
Here's hoping the 1990s are back!