Unbelievably well researched, well presented and relevant. Probably the very best documentary I have ever seen. Having spent the past year wearing a PM2.5 mask while cycling with work in Shanghai pretty much every day for the past year, and having talked smog every time I found myself with a journalist, an economist, a chemical, energy or automotive exec, or government official (basically every day) I'm stunned at how well Chai Ling covers this. She brings all the pieces into context of regulatory and political reality, as well as quality of life context. She asks the smart questions and drives the answers to quantitative and political clarity. Second hard hitting, intelligent, importnat yet not angry documentary I've watched in two days. Plastic Paradise (about the Great Pacific Plastic Patch) was the other. Both made by women. Who happen to be Chinese/Chinese American. Hmm.
I know I found it very educational. Not the least in how it explained how air pollution kills us. How the small particulate matter gets into out bloodstream and how the tiny particles of soot gather toxic chemicals.
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