Tag Archives: China

Beijing Traffic Jam is 100km long

This article has the distance as 62 miles. A quick conversion gets a better round number.
Beijing traffic jam 100 km long

China to close dirty and inefficient factories

Earlier this summer, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China promised to use an “iron hand” to improve his country’s energy efficiency, and a growing number of businesses are now discovering that it feels like a fist.


The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology quietly published a list late Sunday of 2,087 steel mills, cement works and other energy-intensive factories required to close by Sept. 30.

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