Time-lapse footage showing the spread of pollution over the city of Beijing went viral on Chinese social media during the new-year holiday. Photo: YouTube/Chas Pope
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Air pollution is now the fourth biggest threat to health in China. Seth Doane shows how the country's smog problems are creating a market for a number of smaller-scale gimmicks.
We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun sets early behind a thick curtain of smog.
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Various parts of China are enveloped in thick, white fog on Sunday.
In north China's Shanxi Province, haze and fog reduced visibility. Ten cities issued an alert to the severely polluted air. Construction sites and companies that produce pollution in urban areas have stopped operation. Drivers were required to drive alternate days according to the even- and odd-numbered license plates.
Die anhaltende Luftverschmutzung in Peking beeinträchtigt zunehmend die Gesundheit der Einwohner. Die Zahl der Menschen, die mit Atemwegsproblemen in die Kliniken der Hauptstadt eingewiesen wurden, stieg deutlich an. Für den dichten Smog werden die Ausstöße von Kohlekraftwerken verantwortlich gemacht sowie die Abgase der Autos, die die Straßen der 20-Millionen-Einwohner-Metropole verstopfen.
Beijing’s authorities have issued an air pollution red alert. People have complained of dry throats, bleeding noses and respiratory problems.
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Almost half of the Chinese city’s 5m cars have been banned from the roads, schools and nurseries have been shut and construction sites closed down. But many Beijing residents doubt the alert w
China, das Land das im Smog erstickt. Viele tausend Menschen sterben jährlich an den Folgen der verschmutzten Luft in China. Astma ist die Volkskrankheit. Schockierende Fakten und alles wichtige dazu in dieser hochinteressanten Doku!
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Beijing is suffering through a week of dangerous air pollution levels. One man is taking the Chinese government to court because of all the smog. Seth Doane reports on the nation's pollution problems.
China is in the midst of a massive industrial and economic revolution which has required large expenditures of energy.
Although it is one of the world's leaders in green energy ventures, most of China's energy comes in the form of coal. We all know fossil fuels come with a hefty environmental price and they have definitely left China's mega cities with a gnarly air pollution problem.