‘Under the dome’ documentary may raise public pressure on China to bring green reforms

March 4, 2015 7:13 PM

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Beijing, China: Former Chinese news anchor Chai Jing’s personal bitter experience with the effects of smog led her to produce a documentary, ‘Under the Dome’, which has earned the status of China’s ‘Silent Spring.’ While, Jing’s documentary received 75 million hits on the day of its release, there is a bitter reality attached to the online video.

Jing had to quit her job as an anchor after she came to know that her unborn daughter had a tumor. She self-financed $200,000 towards the documentary to bring China’s smog problem under the spotlight. In her documentary, Jing discussed the cause of the smog, its formation, consequences on the enviro...

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