Smog Town

Smog Town

In one of China’s most smog-ridden cities, the government’s “Blue Sky War” is in full swing. Though the problem is obvious, solutions are decidedly less so.

This film is available to watch at any time between 00:00 on 16 September and 23:59 on 27 September.

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Smog Town

3 Videos

  • Smog Town Intro

  • Smog Town

    By placing respiratory health firmly in our sights, the 2020 Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks that air pollution poses to public health – as well as to the planet’s future. (It is estimated that toxic air quality causes up to 7 million deaths a year.) In Smog Town, a team of local offici...

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