On Monday December 7th, Beijing as issued its first red alert due to the extreme pollution level in the city. In fact, the densify of dangerous particules reached a forty time superior level as the safe level fixed by the WHO. To show the breadth of the situation, photographer of several agency like Reuters of AFP, offer pictures that compare the capitale of China before and after this red alert. A breathtaking contrast.
Beijing’s National Stadium, photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Jason Lee/Reuters.
The viewing deck on the China Central Radio and Television Tower, photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Jason Lee/Reuters.
Morning commuters walking in front of the China Central Television building, photo byDamir Sagolj/Reuters.
Photo by Mark Schiefelbein/AP.
Central business district, photo by Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images.
Central business district, photo, by Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images.
The Forbidden City, photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images.
Tiananmen Square, photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images.