So you’ve probably seen the hundreds of stories about the pollution in China and air quality and how terrible it is to live here.
Those are all pretty much true. However, the last week or so, an temperature inversion has capped Shanghai, not allowing the pollution to escape. Thus . . . airpocalypse. There’s a AQI scale – usually bad days in Shanghai are in the high 200s or low 300’s.
Today? We’ve gone off index.
View out my window this morning.
View out my office window.
How I go outside now.
Photo from my friend Pete in Pudong
Some more from Flickr
Send some masks!