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This combination of photos shows a file photo of the Forbidden City... News PhotoAir Pollution,Beijing,China - East Asia,City,Environment,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Fog,Forbidden City,History,International Landmark,Jingshan Park,Photography,Pollution,Smog,Vertical,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis combination of photos shows a file photo of the Forbidden City in Beijing from the historic Jingshan Park (top) during heavily polluted weather on January 30, 2013, and during clear weather (bottom) on February 1, 2013. Residents across huge swathes of northern China have in recent weeks battled through choking pollution at extreme levels, as Beijing was plunged into toxic twilight for the fourth time this winter. AFP PHOTO / FILES / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)