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A year of smog, in 5 charts

Buildings under construction are seen during a hazy day in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China, March 15, 2016.

A hazy day in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China Image: REUTERS

Jess McCuan
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A Quid timeline maps 3,189 news stories about smog, colored by cluster, from global sources between May 2016 and May 2017. In the graph above, Quid sampled the data to show which stories generated the most volume in relation to each other.
A Quid network shows 3,189 news stories about smog, colored by cluster, from global sources between May 2016 and May 2017.
A Quid network shows a network of 3,189 news stories from May 5, 2016-May 5, 2017, clustering by geographic location.
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