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More Chinese Cities Issue Pollution Red Alerts

Ten Chinese cities were on red alert for air pollution Thursday, as China continues to suffer through a wave of extremely poor air quality that prompted Beijing earlier this week to order factories to reduce production, close schools, and order drastic reductions in road traffic. Beijing issued its first-ever red alert for pollution on December 7, and its second one on Monday. While the alert was scheduled to be lifted in some cities by Thursday, the pollution itself continued. The...

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