The Heat: China’s war on pollution

The Heat

At one time there were fears China’s biggest cities would become uninhabitable because of pollution. But since Premier Li Keqiang’s declaration of war, the level of pollution has dropped by a third on average– with more work still to be done.

CGTN’s Jim Spellman has a report on efforts being made to reduce pollution in China.

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To discuss China’s war on pollution:

  • Wenran Jiang heads the Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum in Edmonton, Canada.
  • Jeffrey Ball is Scholar-in-Residence at Stanford Law School’s Center for Energy Policy and Finance in Palo Alto, California.
  • Huang Wei is an East Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace in China.
  • Jennifer Turner is the director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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