Chinese Govt. To Clean The Capital's Air - Everyone Else - Good Luck

One of the most striking social phenomena of industrializing societies is that, when the nation’s economy begins to improve, those on the land increasingly move to the cities for greater economic opportunities. To give but one example – in 1960, the population of Istanbul had an estimated population of 1,738 ,000. Today? More than 12 million. Between 1960 and 2000, the population of Istanbul surged  443.8 percent. With such population explosions comes an unprecedented demand for increased services, which municipal authorities scramble…

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