Changing China

Giant on the move

Smogwatch, August 5

August 5, 2008

With just three days to go before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games, the Bird’s Nest National Stadium was visible under hazy skies.

Earlier this week, the iconic stadium was not visible due to smog blanketing Beijing, but authorities have been shutting factories and removing cars from the road in a bid to clean the air.

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