Beijing official blamed Chinese way of cooking for air pollution

Alia | October 9th, 2013 - 8:15 pm
Zhao in interview

“Fart pollutes the air, too. We hope citizens fart as little as possible.” One netizen joked.

Beijing Gaokao math question: What is the probability of arriving in Beijing on a day with good air quality?

Alia | June 10th, 2013 - 9:53 pm

Beijing’s smog is so thick that even China’s almighty Gaokao, Chinese students’ annual 3-day drill, cannot ignore it.

A one-day trip in Beijing…amid airpocalypse

Alia | January 30th, 2013 - 1:18 am

Below is one of the most-shared pictures on China’s leading microblogging service, Sina Weibo, for the past 24 hours. Enjoy your one-day trip in Beijing!

Airpocalypse in China: Beijing is not the worst

Alia | January 15th, 2013 - 2:07 am

But even with a PM 2.5 value several hundred higher than hazardous level, Beijing is still not the worst in China. While everybody is talking about the choking smog in Beijing, other cities with worse air quality received far less media attention. But at least someone is thriving during the airpocalypse. It’s 3M.