Chinese power plants run on coal, thought to have been cancelled because of government edicts, are still being built and are threatening to ‘seriously undermine’ global climate goals, researchers have warned.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered officials to start work on a British satellite navigation system to rival the European Union’s Galileo because the UK’s access to sensitive security information could be restricted after Brexit, according to British media.
Air pollution has smothered China's cities in recent decades. In response, the Chinese government has implemented measures to clean up its skies. But are those policies effective? Now an innovative study coauthored by an the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scholar shows that one of China's key antipollution laws is indeed working — but unevenly, with one particular set of polluters most readily adapting to it.