Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...
Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...
A summary of the China Wind Power Outlook 2011, a report that analyses the prospects and obstacles facing both the wind and solar power sectors.
Beijing residents this morning woke up to grey skies and a thick layer of dust on their cars and bicycles. Greenpeace campaigners headed out onto the streets dressed as themal power plant workers with huge posters of China's coal...
Dust-filled air does not prevent these children from playing after school in a village near the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant's coal ash disposal site, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.
Trucks at a coal mine
The house of villager Liu Sanhu, in Houshi'erquan Village, near the Fengzhen Power Plant's coal ash disposal site. Liu hopes that his two sons will be able to leave this place and go to college, he says the village is no longer suited for life.
The Gongwusu open-air coal mine in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia
Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
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