Plans to ban lorries from using some of Austria's roads in an effort to improve air quality have been called into question by the European Commission, which claims they may be in breech of rules covering the free movement of trade goods.
While Beijing strives to appear to balance the economic and environmental needs of China, it's business as usual for many officials working in the provinces.
Every summer rotting algae starves the Gulf of Mexico of oxygen, leaving a huge area incapable of supporting life - and this year, the 'dead zone' is set to be bigger than ever, say scientists.
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