China, the Olympics, and the Environment

As the world's eyes turn to Beijing for the Olympics, China struggles to reconcile its rapid growth with the health of its people and environment

Can Coal and Clean Air Coexist in China?

The furious growth of China fueled by burning coal takes a toll on health and the environment


The Price of Gas in China

The cult of the car is growing in China, along with its attendant environmental woes


Inside China: Science, Technology, Energy and the Environment

Former Washington Post Beijing bureau chief, Philip Pan, author of Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China, discusses the science, technology, environment and culture of China with Scientific American's David Biello, who recently spent almost a month reporting from the country. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news.


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Despite a reputation for environmental friendliness—and official pledges—the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics are already taking an environmental toll


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