The Great Smog of Guangzhou

Tang Hang’s blog on China Dialogue brings up some startling facts about growing air pollution problems in Guangzhou:

Smog is becoming an ever more frequent feature of Guangzhou’s weather, and levels of particulate matter in the air are increasing too. As a result, more people are suffering the symptoms of respiratory diseases, which include shortness of breath, coughs, dizziness, weakness, nausea and even the loss of temper. But since the situation seemingly presents no immediate threat to life, it is easy to ignore.

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