Lifting the Shroud: exposing life amidst China’s pollution, and what lies ahead

By Jesse Weber Every morning, Mrs. Wei rises with the sun, laces her tennis shoes, and begins the hike to the top of Zijin Mountain. Her daily routine is more than just a workout; she finds beauty and tranquility amidst the verdant leaves and melodic bird songs muffling the drone of the surrounding city. Mrs. Wei is a Nanjing native, and Zijin Park is her favorite place in her hometown,…