The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Environment (环境)

China state media under fire for arguing benefits of smog
Reuters, December 10, 2013

State media effort to spin the "5 benefits" of China's smog falls flat
Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2013

New EPA chief visits China to talk air pollution in first trip abroad
Washington Post, December 10, 2013

China boosts research as smog crisis raises fears over infertility
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013