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Smog over Beijing

<p>The China Central Television (CCTV) building is seen next to a construction site in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. 


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The China Central Television (CCTV) building is seen next to a construction site in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

The China Central Television (CCTV) building is seen next to a construction site in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Buildings are seen in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. 

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Buildings are seen in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Buildings are seen in heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Vehicles drive on the Third Ring Road on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013. 

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Vehicles drive on the Third Ring Road on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Vehicles drive on the Third Ring Road on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A man sits on a frozen canal and fishes on a hazy winter day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. 
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A man sits on a frozen canal and fishes on a hazy winter day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A man sits on a frozen canal and fishes on a hazy winter day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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<p>A man smokes near the Forbidden City on a heavy haze day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. 

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A man smokes near the Forbidden City on a heavy haze day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A man smokes near the Forbidden City on a heavy haze day in central Beijing January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Workers walk at a construction site in the heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. 

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Workers walk at a construction site in the heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Workers walk at a construction site in the heavy haze in Beijing's central business district, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>People walk on a pedestrian bridge on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013.

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People walk on a pedestrian bridge on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

People walk on a pedestrian bridge on a very hazy winter day in Beijing January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A man wearing a face mask stands on a street on a hazy winter day in central Beijing, January 13, 2013. 

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A man wearing a face mask stands on a street on a hazy winter day in central Beijing, January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A man wearing a face mask stands on a street on a hazy winter day in central Beijing, January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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<p>People walk through a pedestrian bridge on a heavy haze day in Beijing, January 12, 2013. 

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People walk through a pedestrian bridge on a heavy haze day in Beijing, January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

People walk through a pedestrian bridge on a heavy haze day in Beijing, January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A man poses for a photo in the heavy haze at Forbidden City in central Beijing, January 14, 2013. 

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A man poses for a photo in the heavy haze at Forbidden City in central Beijing, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A man poses for a photo in the heavy haze at Forbidden City in central Beijing, January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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