Air Pollution: Eastern China Becomes A Smoker’s Lounge

Did you miss Circle of Blue's reporting on how cleaning up the power sector – namely coal – and reducing energy demand would clear the air and provide water benefits? Not to worry; Brett Walton gives an update on the current smog situation and how a recent report may provide solutions.

TIM: This Is Mongolia

Paved roads are still a rarity in this country, which is larger than Alaska and where 1.2 million people – 40 percent of the resident population – earn their keep herding livestock.

A Tank of Warm Water Brews a New Development Tea in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert

Circle of Blue senior editor Keith Schneider wraps up his recent trip to Mongolia.

China Takes a Keen Interest in Water-Energy Connections

Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider reports from Beijing on discussions…

Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

Back from China, Circle of Blue's senior editor notices a trend creeping from our headlines to those of other news organizations around the world.

Lessons in Rice, Water, and Farming

Circle of Blue's senior editor reports from the field, literally, as he ends his second week in the rice paddies of rural China.

Production, Water Savings, and a Heroic History on China’s State-owned Farms

Circle of Blue's senior editor starts his second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where new infrastructure over the next five years will give a big boost to farming in a northeastern province.

In China, Every Square Meter Counts

Circle of Blue's senior editor wraps up his first of three weeks reporting in the field from China, finding a wealth of promise in fields of golden wheat.

Blues Festival and Blue Skies in Beijing

Circle of Blue's senior editor will be filing reports from China for the next three weeks. See what he has to say about Beijing's Blues Festival and a beautiful blue-sky day.

Behind The Scenes: Ball State University’s Collaboration with Circle of Blue

For her senior thesis project, Season Schafer, a student in Ball…