Chinese government to pay to stop pollution

February 17, 2014

(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Tourists look at high-rise buildings under heavy haze in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Shanghai warned children, the elderly and people suffering from heart or lung disease to stay indoors as smog engulfed the city.

 

The Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences reports that Beijing is “"barely suitable" for living because of pollution. Judith Shapiro, author of 'China's Environmental Challenges', discusses the Chinese government's battle with toxic air.