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Beijing’s first ever pollution ‘red alert’ on 8th and 9th December, 2015, led many people, both in China and abroad, to assume that the air quality in China is deteriorating further.
More than a month has passed since the end of the twenty-first Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The good news from last year’s COP21 meetings in Paris was a breath of fresh air. It was darkly ironic, though, that while President Xi Jinping delivered his visionary speech about what needs to be done, Beijing choked under a cloud of pollution. In contrast…