Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Air pollution returns to parts of China as Covid-19 lockdowns end and people return to work

  • In February, PM2.5 levels in Beijing significantly improved, with only three days of ‘very unhealthy’ air
  • Air monitor calls for action around the world to prevent pollution from returning

Topic |   Beijing air pollution
Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Cars drive along roads through high-rise buildings in the haze in the central business district in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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