Things Are Good: Breathe Easy Thanks to Public Transit

Traffic congested cities suffer not just people stressed out in cars but the exhaust their cars toss into the air. As a result of the use of automobiles asthma and other respiratory issues increase in urban areas, leading to increased health costs and harder lives. This means that if we want people living in cities ...

centre of the universe: It was like this when I got here

This is Smog. Before I tell you too much about Smog, I should tell you that I have never been able to successfully pick out a proper cat. I’m okay with the factory rejects, though. THEY NEED LOVE TOO.  We rented Smog from the Cat Shop several weeks earlier than we ought to have been ...

The Disaffected Lib: If Plants Can’t Grow, What Fate Awaits a Hungry People?

Smog in China has become so severe that it’s interfering with photosynthesis. Chinese scientists report that China’s smog-clogged atmosphere has taken on aspects of “nuclear winter” and could wreak havoc on the country’s already stressed food supply. Beijing and broad swaths of six northern provinces have spent the past week blanketed in a dense pea-soup ...

LeDaro: Smog in Beijing

It is  getting really bad in Beijing. People on the streets wear masks as well as commuters in the trains wear masks.