Published on November 14th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás1
Beijing To Fight Air Pollution By Making 40% Of All New Cars Hybrids
November 14th, 2013 by Jo Borrás
The air pollution situation in China is serious, and it’s getting worse by the day. In an attempt to get the pendulum to swing back towards “clean,” the government of Beijing and other cities around China are taking steps to make sure that fewer new cars hit the road, and that more of those are “clean” hybrids. You can read more below, in an article that originally appeared on Gas 2.
China’s rapid commercial growth has led to almost inconceivable air pollution in its major cities. In the last month alone, high levels of pollution have forced China to all but shut down the northeastern city of Harbin, a major city with a population…
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