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Photo shows Beijing air pollution

Oklahoman Published: March 1, 2013
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From a Washington Post Blog:

Can you spot the 81-story building just two blocks away? Me neither.

China’s air pollution has been bad lately. Really, really bad. We’ve posted photos of it before, but the above shot really drives home how severe this has gotten.



Both photos were taken in Beijing by Bill Bishop, who runs an excellent all-things-China e-mail newsletter called Sinocism.

The photo on the left shows his view on a clear day. That tall building is the mammoth China World Trade Center Tower III.


Read the analysis from blogger Max Fisher on the Washington Post WorldView Blog.

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H/T: Reddit