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Tackling pollution in China

Last week, for the first time since it created it created an emergency alert system for pollution, the Chinese government issued a “red alert.” It’s the highest level and meant that schools were closed, and things like barbecuing outdoors were banned. The Chinese government has recently been more forthcoming about the country’s pollution problems. We’ll take a look at how the Chinese government has been managing the country's environmental problems with Judith Shapiro, the author of 'China's Environmental Challenges'. (Photo: Flickr/Global Panorama)

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