Time-lapse: Earie thick smog rolls into Beijng

An eerie 12 second long time-lapse video of smog choking the city of Beijing gives a glimpse of the serious air pollution problem in the Chinese capital.

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+4 1. ComentAtor commented 3 years ago

i am always complaining of the smog when returning to my city .. and will never again
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+2 2. thundersnow commented 3 years ago

No one there seems to care that it's like that.
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+3 3. cameramaster commented 3 years ago

PAH! Not as bad as the thick...and I mean 'I can't see my hand at arms length' thick, that we used to get in London when I was a kid back in the late 50's. We cleaned it up by getting rid of most of the dirty coal burning power stations...that China are building at a rapid rate...even now. Its going to take them years to clean this up.
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+2 4. LaoMa commented 3 years ago

#2, oh they do, but there's little Beijing city can do about pollution coming from neighbouring cities. It was a bad idea to relocate all factories out of the city in 2008, as they lost control over them.

#3 Northern China is actually mostly building nuclear and wind power
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0 5. se0067 commented 3 years ago

In 2012 I experienced similar scenes in Beijing and since then I so understand why Chinese so often spit onto the street. Every breath you take gives you the impression that there is some kind of a lump of undefined something hanging in the back of your throat. You are just trying to get rid of it.