A farmer shovels in a field near electric pylons in heavy haze on a severely polluted day in Shijiazhuang, in northern China's Hebei province, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.Credit: AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan
Hard to see how this will abate. This is not exactly a horse shit crisis. Demand for technology and energy have fueled this problem. "Keeping up with the Jones" has it's own cost.