Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Bejing Smog - RED ALERT!

Today Bejing issued a "Red Alert" because of heavy smog in the city.  Well, as coming from Los Angeles, we have had many of these in the past.  But usually it was during the summer so it was so hot that you didn't want to do anything anyway!


What is the condition in Bejing?Visitors use mobile phones to take pictures and videos as they watch a flag raising ceremony at the Tiananmen Square amid heavy smog in Beijing, China.
http://learningenglish.voanews.com/content/whats-trending-today-/3092467.html

Vocabulary
smog
fog
construction work
to criticize 
shamed
climate change
snub


Questions

What is the main cause of pollution in Bejing? 
What is the government doing to lessen pollution? 
Is it effective?  What do you suggest? 
Is pollution a problem in your city?
What can you do personally to lessen air pollution? 







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