Changing China

Giant on the move

Factories in front of me, factories behind me…(video).

December 8, 2009

china climate change dec 7Monk Qing Fuming is no stranger to hardship.

He and two other monks live high up in the mountains in Inner Mongolia in Lasengmiao’s Lama Temple.

Alongside an unforgiving climate and few amenities, Qing now lives in a growing cloud of smog as, down in the plains, factories wreathe his tiny monastery in clouds of choking smoke.





Video credit: Jimmy Jian

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