Today's Market Ticker links to a site with some graphic and sobering images of pollution in China. China is suicidal. However, the U.S. is assisting this suicide. US corporations have closed down or re-located into regions of the world with few environmental restrictions.
The downsizing of US based industry hampers our nation's "recovery" and produced the conditions of possibility for China's suicidal pollution (and other nations' as well) as we are the major consumers of China's goods.
Planet earth will endure but humanity is poisoning the resources necessary for its survival...