People traveling to China all complain about the strong taste of the pollution in the air, and of getting a sore throat after a couple of days in the big cities.
Over 1.35 billion Chinese people have to deal with this air potentially for the rest of their lives, and it only shows signs of getting worse at this stage. Consider that approximately 70% of the population is expected to be living in cities within 20 years, and you have some pretty large numbers of people who’ll desperately need a way to breathe.
Inventors, scientists—you have your work cut out for you. Check out the video from CBS This Morning to see what they’ve got so far.