19 Nov '12, 7pm

Beijing Makes Changes To Fight Air Pollution @gbelements

Beijing Makes Changes To Fight Air Pollution @gbelements

In 2011, frustrated by the government’s lack of transparency regarding air pollution, activists in Beijing pooled their money to buy an air-quality monitor, publishing their findings on Twitter . Using other platforms similar to Twitter, influential Chinese people have been calling for change and engaging the citizenry about the problem of air pollution. The government was simply unable to suppress reports about Beijing’s dangerous air and had no choice but to respond to the people’s wishes.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2012/11/19/beijing-makes...

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