Lung Cancer Deaths Soar in China’s Steel Country, Report Says By MICHAEL FORSYTHEFEB. 19, 2016 China seems to be paying the human price for lack of respect for environmental controls on industrialization. A steel factory in Hebei Province, which surrounds Beijing. Satellite photos of northern China regularly show a miasma of smog centered on the province. Credit Kevin Frayer/Getty Images HONG KONG — The death rate from lung cancer in the heavily industrialized province surrounding Beijing has more than quadrupled in the last four decades, with researchers pointing to worsening air pollution as a likely culprit, according to a local Read More
As an artist and scientist seeing seems to tie the pieces together for me. Kind of like the saying: “Seeing is believing”. To witness something enormous, watch Greenland melt away, like a dish of ice cream on a warm summer day. Watching ice and snow turn to water at the rate it has been the past several years is shocking. This event is quite hard to ignore or to say this is normal. “Why is this happening?” Right here on planet earth. View the video. Read the story. Decide for yourself. Read the story here.