Though China’s air quality, particularly that of Beijing, attracts global headlines, such problems are not unique to China in historical terms. Los Angeles, the second largest city in the United States, has battled pollution for more than 50 years.
Pollution expert Roy Harrison OBE discusses the sources, effects and possible solutions to air pollution in London and Beijing.
Improved Access to Books Benefits Young and Old
Years ago the undisputed rulers of the streets of Chinese cities were bicycles. Are e-bikes the new King of the Road.
Ten years ago Sridhar was a high-flying engineer in Miami. Now he has a wife, child and a gallery of his own in Songzhuang, in the Beijing suburbs.
As the various bike-sharing apps have grown in popularity, they have started to face new challenges.