FIRST AIRED: June 6, 2019

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
0:00
0:00
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 4

×

Transcript

00:00:00
the rock is suffering from a pollution crisis as trash piles up across the country thick clouds of smoke hovering over its capital belch from the bowels of inefficient factories towers of way surround this slum in Baghdad southeast and now someone is setting them on fire making one local residents children sick subgroups of was up on him , we live in is offering a in front of her she can we haven't been able to sleep or eat or spend time at home for the past week to ten days because of the smoke , no one knows who is setting the trash a light there is no formal waste management system in a rock officials say they are working to create one but it's a steep mountain to climb as the pollution rate increases so too does that of chronic diseases such as cancer and birth deformities , along side of the house it's there's pollution from oil production Iraq is a pick second largest producer of crude oil the fuel powering these ovens in a brick factory in Baghdad east , big smoke makes it hard to breathe and see a dark cloud hanging permanently over a rock