Beijing Grapples with Record Air Pollution
Last weekend, air pollution in Beijing reached record highs, raising concerns about the cost of China’s rapid industrialization. David Pettit, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, discusses the pollution problem in China’s capital, and why severe smog can be deadly.
Jocelyn Ford is a journalist and filmmaker based in Beijing, China.
David Pettit is a senior attorney and the director at the Southern California Air Program, part of the Natural Resources Defense Council, in Los Angeles, California.