It's a provocative move expected to result in a major legal battle.
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Poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million people to die prematurely in India each year, the study says.
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The future offers tremendous environmental risk from urbanization, as well as incredible potential to bring nature's power to cities, and I'm sure of one thing: Whatever happens, China will be at the center.
Concerns over China's economic and environmental crises should not be dismissed quickly. But they also present an opportunity. China's modern history could very well be that of an environmental revolution.
Several cities have banned fireworks because of air pollution.
What's missing is the political will to abandon an existing model based on asphalt, oil, speed and consumption in order to embrace a new political and administrative paradigm.