Beijing Smog Clouds Olympic Skyline

Thick as pea soup, grey as ash, day after day, Beijing's smog clouds the Olympic skyline, tainting the gleaming, white sports stadium. Despite a ban on half the city's cars and hundreds of factory closings, the choking pollutionĀ keeps coming back with a vengeance, with the Olympic opening ceremonies now less than two weeks away. Chinese environmental officials claim that appearances don't tell the whole story. "If we were sitting in a bathhouse, there'd be a lot of steam," said Du...Full Story
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