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China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

China’s winter anti-pollution campaign at its major industrial bases could deal another blow to the country’s overall petrochemical production, already hit by shutdowns amid strict environmental compliance checks at factories throughout the year. Continue reading “China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll” »

Electric Cars in China: an ambitious stab at reducing pollution

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Polluted Shanghai Skyline (Source: B. Draxler, Discover, January 21, 2014)

I experienced real air pollution when I first traveled to China many years ago.  By the time we drove from Pudong International Airport to Shanghai I had developed a serious cough. Continue reading “Electric Cars in China: an ambitious stab at reducing pollution” »