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The smoggy skies of China

Smog is seen over the city during haze weather in Tianjin, China. 


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Smog is seen over the city during haze weather in Tianjin, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Smog is seen over the city during haze weather in Tianjin, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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People wearing masks dance at a square among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China is in the third year of a war on pollution aimed at reversing the damage done to its skies, soil and water after decades of untrammeled economic growth.  China Daily

People wearing masks dance at a square among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China is in the third year of a war on pollution aimed at reversing the damage done to its skies, soil and water after decades of untrammeled...more

People wearing masks dance at a square among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China is in the third year of a war on pollution aimed at reversing the damage done to its skies, soil and water after decades of untrammeled economic growth. China Daily
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A woman walks past a bridge among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China Daily

A woman walks past a bridge among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China Daily

A woman walks past a bridge among heavy smog during a polluted day in Fuyang, Anhui province. China Daily
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Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
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People wearing masks ride bicycles across a street in smog in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

People wearing masks ride bicycles across a street in smog in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

People wearing masks ride bicycles across a street in smog in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
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A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
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People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer

People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer

People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer
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People walk in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
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A view of Shanghai's skyscrapers, Oriental Pearl Tower (L), Shanghai Tower (2nd L), Jin Mao Tower (2nd R) and the Shanghai World Financial Center (R) are seen amid heavy smog in Shanghai. 

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A view of Shanghai's skyscrapers, Oriental Pearl Tower (L), Shanghai Tower (2nd L), Jin Mao Tower (2nd R) and the Shanghai World Financial Center (R) are seen amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of Shanghai's skyscrapers, Oriental Pearl Tower (L), Shanghai Tower (2nd L), Jin Mao Tower (2nd R) and the Shanghai World Financial Center (R) are seen amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A general view of Shanghai's financial district of Pudong amid heavy smog is seen in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view of Shanghai's financial district of Pudong amid heavy smog is seen in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view of Shanghai's financial district of Pudong amid heavy smog is seen in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People are seen on a street in smog during polluted day in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer

People are seen on a street in smog during polluted day in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer

People are seen on a street in smog during polluted day in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer
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A thermal power plant is pictured amid heavy smog, from an aircraft over Hebei province. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A thermal power plant is pictured amid heavy smog, from an aircraft over Hebei province. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A thermal power plant is pictured amid heavy smog, from an aircraft over Hebei province. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A general view of buildings in Puxi district from the Jin Mao Tower amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view of buildings in Puxi district from the Jin Mao Tower amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view of buildings in Puxi district from the Jin Mao Tower amid heavy smog in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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