Tower of Babel Moment « The Burning Platform. (FULL ARTICLE)
This week over in China, the Chinese had to SHUT DOWN Beijing due to SMOG problems. This is pretty radical, since far as I know not even Los Angeles ever got shut down due to Smog, and it was pretty nasty there particularly before CA Greenies went big time into emissions restrictions on the plethora of Carz that started hitting the LA Freeways in the 60s and 70s.
Air quality index readings for half of Beijing’s 12 urban areas fell below 200, the level dividing medium and heavy pollution, as of 12 p.m. today, according to data on the website of the Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center.
“Beijing will see light rain tonight, which will make it easier for air pollutants to dissipate,” Beijing Meteorological Bureau said today in its official microblog. The bureau lifted a yellow alert on smog at 8:50 a.m., predicting that visibility will improve….
- ZeroHedge: No Planes, No Trains, And No Automobiles As Record Smog Shuts Beijing (silveristhenew.com)
- Beijing Smog Closes Highways as Travelers Return After Holiday (bloomberg.com)
- Beijing shuts down highways, airport in fight against smog (elementulhuliganic.wordpress.com)