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China plans emissions cuts
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China plans emissions cuts, public transport boost as smog lingers

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China plans cuts in major sources of air pollution including sulphur dioxide and will promote more public transport in large cities, the government said late on Thursday, as the country’s north grapples with a lingering smog crisis.

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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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