Sunday, January 13, 2013

Question for Thomas Friedman: If China is really as "green" as you've been claiming for years, why are Beijing residents describing the air as “postapocalyptic,” “terrifying” and “beyond belief"?

Beijing Air Pollution Off the Charts -
“This is a historic record for Beijing,” Zhao Jing, a prominent Internet commentator who uses the pen name Michael Anti, wrote on Twitter. “I’ve closed the doors and windows; the air purifiers are all running automatically at full power.”

Other Beijing residents online described the air as “postapocalyptic,” “terrifying” and “beyond belief.”

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