Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Incredible Pollution in China

The BBC has some video of the terrible smog currently in Beijing -- they say hundreds of flights have had to be cancelled, and hospital admissions are up by 1/3rd.

And here's a site I came across of a exhibit on "Pollution in China" by photographer Lu Guang. The picture below is just one of them -- click through for several others that are equally as scary. This one looks like 1890s Pittsburgh (and I'm not sure it was ever this bad).


The interview with Guang is equally eye-opening.

1 comment:

riverat said...

How much of that is blowing over here into the Pacific Northwest?