Film "Durian Durian"
26.11.2019 19:15 -
Air pollution before air pollution: Smoke nuisance, fresh air and dust in the air before air pollution became an issue in China
Air pollution in the form of smog and PM2.5 became a political issue and a public concern in China with the airpocalypse in early 2013. This lecture will discuss air pollution in China before 2013 by looking into historical sources and public debates. The aim is to place current air pollution debates in a historical context and show how various forms of polluted air were also influences life and society long before the 2013 airpocalypse.