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Smog in China
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Chinese pollution is so bad that it’s almost poetic

Smog in China: the rapid modernization and industrialization that in three decades has transformed China from a rural country into an economic giant, has not been entirely painless.

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People take photos near the Singapore Flyer observatory wheel shrouded by haze
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Paris climate target to cost Asia $300 billion a year, but will help save lies – research

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Developing economies in Asia will have to spend $300 billion a year until 2050 to meet targets set by the Paris climate deal, but can expect to save thousands of lives and avoid worsening poverty if they shift to low-carbon growth, research showed on Tuesday.

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