Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson of the Financial Times quotes JUCCCE Chairperson Peggy Liu in his article on air pollution in Wuhan.
I was prepared for smog when I landed in Wuhan, the industrial heartland city dubbed the Detroit of China, but I hadn’t expected it inside the airport terminal. Of the 199 cities tracked by my iPad’s air-quality app, Wuhan ranks as the most polluted by some way. On a day when the readings for Beijing and Shanghai are 112 (“lightly polluted”) and 152
Peggy was named one of the "Heroes of the Environment" in the October 6, 2008 issue of TIME Magazine. “With the help of her prodigious Rolodex, Liu, 39, brought together high-powered business and government types from both the U.S. and China. One of her first recruits was Rob Watson, who founded a widely recognized environmental rating system for buildings in the U.S. and elsewhere. With China expected to add some 50,000 new skyscrapers by 2030, the energy-conservation potent