Beijing Polluted with Dangerous Smog

Beijing Polluted with Dangerous Smog

Residents in Beijing, China, were told to stay indoors and wear masks due to the dangerous smog that engulfed much of the city since Monday. The National Meteorology Center issued an “orange” warning, marking the first time the second-highest level of their alert system has been raised. Heavy smog often covers the large city, and […]

Beijing Air Pollution Hits Orange Alert Level

Beijing Air Pollution Hits Orange Alert Level

On Friday Beijing, China, the air pollution was so bad that they went on an orange alert for the first time, according to the Xinua news agency. The country, which Bloomberg notes is highly reliant on coal for its power demands, is “the world’s biggest carbon emitter.” China has taken some preliminary measures to help […]

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