Breathing Badly in Beijing

Beijing pollution

The air quality is Beijing qualifies the city as one of the most polluted in the world. (Photo credit: beijingstory/E+/Getty Images)

Very few people who watched the 2008 Olympics in Beijing will forget the pageantry and spectacle of the event. Prior to the competition, however, a great deal of news coverage focused on the cleanup efforts that the Chinese government made to clean up the air surrounding Beijing. [Read more…]