Air Apparent: Photos from China's Most Polluted Province


AboveAbove, Taiyuan, a major industrial center in Shanxi Province The sun doesnt shine in Bejing anymore. Well, it still shines, but its now hidden behind a thick layer of smog that engulfs the bustling metropolis every morning. Only on rare days, when the climatological conditions are optimal, can a strip of blue sky be discerned.; Credit: Photos and text by Teun Voeten

In Shanxi Province, the pollution problem is even worse than you thought