THE Yangtze River delta region near Shanghai saw a key measure of smog concentrations rise by a fifth in January, official data showed on Monday, raising fears that the pollution crackdown in...

[BEIJING] China is drawing up plans to extend curbs on smog over the 2018-2020 period, an environment ministry official said on Wednesday, after a five-year crackdown on pollution helped it meet its...

[DUBAI] Iranian authorities are scrambling to stem a growing crisis over air pollution in the province that produces a major share of the country's oil, showing a sensitivity to people's...

[SHANGHAI] China will impose "special emissions restrictions" on enterprises in major industrial sectors in northern China later this year, as it bids to ensure its war on pollution...

WITH its smog-prone north desperate to slash coal consumption, China is looking to deploy nuclear power to provide reliable winter heating, raising public safety concerns - though developers say the...

[SHANGHAI] Average air quality in 338 Chinese cities worsened in October, the environment ministry said on Friday, despite the launch of a six-month winter campaign to cut emissions in northern...

[PARIS] Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published Monday.

CHINA'S crackdown on pollution is choking output of chemicals, fuels and other materials in Shandong province as plants curb or cut operations amid random environmental checks...

[SHANGHAI] China's environment ministry warned that unfavourable weather could raise the risks of smog over autumn and winter, and it vowed to improve its emergency response times to ensure 2017...

[BEIJING] China said it was still facing"huge pressure" to meet politically crucial 2017 air quality targets, even as it spelled out more details on Friday of a six-month plan to cut smog...