Marriage has become more complicated. The idea of happiness is changing in China. The older generation regards ‘hardware’ such as housing and salary as important, while the younger generation values ‘software’ like love and common interests.” ZHANG ZHENYU, a psychologist at East China Normal University. “As the price of land has soared dramatically in recent years, building a railway station in or near a city center will come with huge financial costs. And noise will be another problem.” WU XIANG, an architect in Chengdu, Sichuan province. “The basic responsibility of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment is supervising. The ministry is seizing the moment to draft plans with detailed targets, key measures and supporting conditions. We hope to promote general improvement with major breakthroughs and ensure obvious change in three years.” LI GANJIE, minister of Ecology and Environment.