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The Pudong business district is shrouded by heavy air pollution in Shanghai on January 16, 2013. Several days of hazardous air quality across large swathes of northern China triggered an emergency response which saw schoolchildren kept indoors, factories closed and government cars parked. Experts are urging authorities to take firmer action to confront the consequences of China's rapid industrialisation -- and the spending habits of the middle classes created by its economic boom. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Pudong business district is shrouded by heavy air pollution in Shanghai on January 16, 2013. Several days of hazardous air quality across large swathes of northern China triggered an emergency response which saw schoolchildren kept indoors, factories closed and government cars parked. Experts are urging authorities to take firmer action to confront the consequences of China's rapid industrialisation -- and the spending habits of the middle classes created by its economic boom. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 16, 2013
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The Pudong business district is shrouded by heavy air pollution in... News Photo 159566933Air Pollution,Business,China,District,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Horizontal,Pollution,Pudong,Shanghai,WindPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe Pudong business district is shrouded by heavy air pollution in Shanghai on January 16, 2013. Several days of hazardous air quality across large swathes of northern China triggered an emergency response which saw schoolchildren kept indoors, factories closed and government cars parked. Experts are urging authorities to take firmer action to confront the consequences of China's rapid industrialisation -- and the spending habits of the middle classes created by its economic boom. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)