•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Beijing Investing $7 Billion to Address Air Pollution

In addition to a recent partnership with IBM, in which the computing company will assist Beijing in studying and predicting air patterns (click here for the full story), the Chinese capital is also planning to invest an additional $7.6+ billion to combat air pollution. Over the next five years, Beijing will work to reduce smog and increase reform, focusing specifically on vehicle emissions, industrial and coal-fired pollution, and dust. Beijing has already invested more than 14.7 billion yuan, but the additional 50 billion yuan (equivalent to approximately $7.6+ billion USD and allocated by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Finance) will support the city’s multi-year plan for controlling and preventing air pollution. The city plans to carry out more than 100 environmental protection projects before 2017. With these sweeping reforms and efforts, Beijing has already reduced pollution levels significantly, but plans to work hard to bring levels down even further and make great strides for the future.

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News


  • 07/31/2015 China International Travel Mart 2015 Exhibitor Registration Open...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 Beijing International Youth Tourism Season Kicks Off for 2015...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 CNN Features Guilin’s Jingjiang Palace – China’s “Other ‘Forbidden City’”...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 China’s Government Committing to Better Tourism Development...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 Delta Plans to Purchase 3.55 Percent Stake of China Eastern Airlines...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 More Aid for Silk Road Tourism Development...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 Huffington Posts Touts “8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet”...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 First Hyatt-Branded Hotel Opens in China’s Hubei Province...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 Princess Cruises Planning another Ship for China...Read More
  • 07/23/2015 Cliff-Face Elevator in China Breaks World Record...Read More
China in the News Archives