Two U.S. graduate students design kites with sensors that can easily monitor Beijing's air quality and send data back to the people on the ground.
As the "airpocalypse" continues in northern China, we check in with Michael Zhao, founder of Asia Society's China Air Daily website project, to see if there are any signs of hope.
An "ObaMao" T-Shirt hangs on a clothes line in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on January 8, 2013. (clodxplore/Flickr)
Asia Society's ChinaFile Fellow Maura Cunningham evaluates China's latest push for high-speed railways.
Friends take a walk in the rain in Guangminglou, Beijing, China on September 25, 2012. (Jonathan Kos-Read/Flickr)
Unpredictable, not to say bizarre, restrictions ahead of the 18th Party Congress have inconvenienced pigeon owners and taxi riders, among other segments of the population.
With no script and no "big leader" in place for China's next act, both officials and ordinary citizens are in the grip of deep unease about the future.
After months of documenting China's air quality, Asia Society's China Air Daily project will now take its findings to an international photography festival in China's Shanxi Province.
An early morning sun peeks through the clouds above the Forbidden City in Beijing on May 24, 2012. (Greg Annandale/Flickr)
How a grassroots urban movement and a sister-city agreement with Denmark may make bicycling hip again in China's big cities.
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