The Zhengzhou Airport Economic Zone is China's model for airport-centered development.
Wade Shepard May 6, 2016

The half-billion dollar loan is part of a broader initiative designed to boost energy efficiency, reduce emissions and promote cleaner fuels, the World Bank says.

April 7, 2016

Two urban innovations in the Chinese megacity have sparked privacy and environmental concerns, Reuters and Chinadialogue report. 

March 17, 2016

China’s capital plans to construct five wind tunnels designed to blow pollutants away and cool the urban environment, CCTV-America reports.

March 3, 2016

Special bottle collection machines and a smartphone app make recycling easy and financially rewarding in China’s metro areas, The City Fix reports. 

February 19, 2016

After rising to economic prosperity as a global manufacturing hub, Shenzhen is poised for a high-tech makeover, the South China Morning Post reports.

February 4, 2016

Air purifiers and protective masks are de rigueur for residents of cities where hazardous smog is common, the New York Times reports. 

January 6, 2016

The city’s carefully cultivated image as an economic marvel contrasts with poverty it can no longer hide, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

December 31, 2015

At a recent conference on cities, Chinese authorities pledged to tackle smog, congestion and other urban woes, Xinhua reports. 

December 28, 2015

The city of 3 million is shifting from factory to service jobs to promote economic expansion while cutting emissions, Chinadialogue reports. 

December 24, 2015

Dust control machines retrofitted for cities spray liquid that removes some harmful particulates from the air, Quartz reports. 

December 17, 2015

Some factories are shuttered, schools are advised to close and outdoor construction is banned, Bloomberg reports. 

December 9, 2015

Beijing authorities began to solicit public feedback on new requirements for vehicles as heavy smog blanketed the city, and the AP report.

December 1, 2015
Local governments use event, which bookended Expo 2015, to bolster recognition of the Habitat III process.
Simone d'Antonio November 5, 2015

Developers, contractors and the Chinese government profit from poorly constructed buildings that require demolition in as little as a decade, CityMetric reports. 

November 5, 2015

The empty new airport and desolate expressway in Luliang are examples of how China’s construction boom sometimes outpaces local needs, NPR reports. 

October 22, 2015

Comparatively smaller cities are economic engines that offer refuge from the array of problems that plague megacities, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

October 7, 2015

The two-line tram system was built and largely financed by China, which is heavily involved in Africa’s urbanization, AFP reports. 

September 23, 2015

Dutch architects have produced a giant air filter that sucks in pollutants and blows out clean air, Chinadialogue reports. 

September 15, 2015
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