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Official Blames Chinese Cooking Style for Polluting Air

Zhao Huimin, director of the Beijing Foreign Affairs Office, was quoted in a T.V interview:

Our Chinese cooking styles also contribute a lot to PM 2.5 density. We hope Beijing citizens corporate with us and work with the government to clean the air.

Offbeat China wrote a round-up on Chinese netizens’ reaction.

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