China's Air Quality Is Still Bad, But It's Getting Better
Despite a particularly bad December, pollution levels in China might be improving.By Katie Link | January 20, 2016
It was hard for people in China to breathe easy toward the end of 2015. For the first time ever, "red alerts" were issued across northeast China due to dangerous levels of air pollution.
The alerts basically put daily life on hold. Vehicle use was restricted, school was canceled and people were encouraged to stay inside. (Video via ABC)
And yet despite an especially bad December, it turns out China's pollution problem may be getting better — relatively speaking. (Video via CCTV)