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Weather in Beijing

Postby Karma Dondrup Tashi » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:40 pm

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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby corrine » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:00 pm

How sad that their air is no longer breathable. I cannot imagine living in such a polluted city. Can this be remedied?

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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby tomamundsen » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:15 am

My friend posted this photo on Facebook yesterday:

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It's all very Blade Runner-esque
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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby Kim O'Hara » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:19 pm

corrine wrote:How sad that their air is no longer breathable. I cannot imagine living in such a polluted city. Can this be remedied?

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Yes - but at a great financial cost. Old, dirty power plants would have to be shut down or upgraded. Ditto cars, trucks, etc.

It can be done. London did it sixty years ago - see http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/history/topics/perspect/london.html and http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/history/topics/perspect/london.html

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