Thick Choking Smog in Beijing Triggers 72 Hour “Red Alert”

Thick Choking Smog in Beijing Triggers 72 Hour “Red Alert”

. . BEIJING – A grey soupy haze subsumed Beijing’s unique landmarks, convenience stores sold air-filtering masks at brisk rates and health-food stores promoted pear juice as a traditional Chinese tonic for the lungs. Some residents took a smog holiday away from Beijing on Tuesday as the Chinese capital launched restrictions under its first red […]