Bad Air Causing Beijing Brain Drain. Beijing’s bad air is causing a brain drain. Nearly half the companies polled in the American Chamber of Commerce in China’s recently released 2014 Business Climate Survey indicate that they have had difficulty hiring or retaining talent due to the city’s increasingly ugly reputation as the planet’s Black Lung.
Beijing’s Neighboring Hebei Province Snags 7 of Top 10 Slots in China’s Worst Air List. The cities of Hebei colored in red above are 7 of the 10 worst cities in all of China for air quality. Click for a larger graphic.
10 Great Ways to Solve Beijing’s Pesky Air Pollution Problem. Mad scientists are afoot to tackle Beijing’s pollution problem, as evidenced by a recent report in which notoriously unreliable cloud seeding and experimental pumping of liquid nitrogen into the atmosphere were suggested as possible solutions to Beijing’s noxious air quality problems.