The smoggy skies of China
Smog is seen over the city during haze weather in Tianjin, China. REUTERS/Stringer
People wearing masks dance at a square among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China is in the third year of a war on pollution aimed at reversing the damage done to its skies, soil and water after decades of untrammeled...more
A woman walks past a bridge among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China Daily
Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
People wearing masks ride bicycles across a street in smog in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer
People walk in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
A view of Shanghai's skyscrapers, Oriental Pearl Tower (L), Shanghai Tower (2nd L), Jin Mao Tower (2nd R) and the Shanghai World Financial Center (R) are seen amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
A general view of Shanghai's financial district of Pudong amid heavy smog is seen in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
People are seen on a street in smog during polluted day in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer
A thermal power plant is pictured amid heavy smog, from an aircraft over Hebei province. REUTERS/Jason Lee
A general view of buildings in Puxi district from the Jin Mao Tower amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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