Usually red is lucky in Chinese culture, this time, it's not. China is finally putting up the alerts for toxic air filling the city. Late November saw Northern China smothered in toxic air pollution. They are a word of warning what could happen to the United States and other countries in a few years.
The red alert was issued in response to many asking why only an orange alert has been issued for such toxic conditions. Finally, an alert was put up on China's English-speaking twitter account. They first posted on December 1st:
Another post was issued with an actual alert:
To learn more about the smog crisis in China click on the link below. The New York Times has been following the growing crisis: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/08/world/asia/beijing-pollution-red-alert.html