30 Nov '14, 5pm

Hong Kong Smog is So Bad Tourists are Getting Their Picture Taken with a Clean Backdrop

Despite these figures, tourism is continuing to decline with many people pointing to the city’s poor air quality and smog levels as a reason. According to the Wall Street Journal , “in the past year, [Hong Kong's] administration has put forward a number of more-aggressive policies to try to clean up the city’s air, including a proposed 10 billion Hong Kong dollar ($1.3 billion) plan to eliminate old commercial diesel trucks—a major contributor to the city’s poor air quality—as well as tighter measures to ensure emissions from the city’s taxis are better measured and controlled.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/hong-kong-smog-is-so-bad-tourists-ar...

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