Beijing plans to ban the burning of coal at all of its area power plants as well as high polluting fuels by the end of 2020. Um, thanks?

If coal burning reduces people's lives by five years, then what will the effect of waiting six more years be?

Does that mean the crackdown on outdoor grills wasn't sufficiently effective in reducing pollution? We can only assume so considering only nine of the 161 cities in China are meeting the new air quality standards.

Is it because Beijing expects to get the 2022 Winter Olympics?

Will there finally be a comprehensive public smoking ban in effect, which would do even more for public health in the capital?

Reporting about pollution in Beijing is pointless.


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