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Brown, China sign climate pact

California, whose economy is the largest among US states, on Tuesday signed an agreement with China to work together on reducing emissions, as hundreds of US businesses, cities and several states launched a “We Are Still In” campaign to support the Paris Agreement.

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SUV popularity entrenched in China car market

China is encouraging consumers to buy electric vehicles (EVs) to help curb air pollution, but buyers in the world’s largest auto market prefer SUVs, and the global and domestic auto industries are capitalizing on that segment’s growth.

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Sandstorm engulfs a sixth of nation as flights affected, health warning issued

A sandstorm that engulfed one-sixth of China, including Beijing, turned the sky hazy on Thursday as particulate matter readings soared.

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Shanghai still top spot for those moving from abroad

Shanghai has ranked as the “most attractive” city for foreign residents for the fifth consecutive year due to its international atmosphere and multicultural environment, according to an annual survey.

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New area to be ‘historic’ development

China will develop a new area in the northern region parallel to the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in the south and the Shanghai Pudong New Area in the east to serve as another economic engine and advance the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

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Harsher measures will target smog

Curbing winter smog in the north has become a priority and challenge for air quality improvement, leading to harsh measures this year, the environmental minister said on Thursday.

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