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12:03 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Beijing Grapples with Record Air Pollution

Originally published on Fri January 18, 2013 1:03 pm

Last weekend, air pollution in Beijing reached record highs, raising concerns about the cost of China's rapid industrialization. David Pettit, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, discusses the pollution problem in China's capital, and why severe smog can be deadly.