Dispelling the ‘Mist’ : Shanghai’ers fear another Airpocalypse – what, why and how to protect yourselves

Posted on January 26, 2015

Leaving a hotel lobby in the afternoon today, I asked the doormen if the forecast said more rain, and they said ‘the rain’s over, only mist now’. I stepped out and the air hung heavy and hazy, and something smelled so wrong. And I looked at the air quality numbers. Mist, indeed.

In a couple of hours, that is all everyone was talking and writing a...

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