• Season: Season 2021
  • Category: Photojournalism
  • Description: A man stands in front of Bishkek Central Heating Station. During the winter months, Bishkek consistently ranks as the world's most polluted city. In winter 2021, the city AQI level reached as high as 500 according to IQAir. The Bishkek Central Heating Station is powered by low-quality coal and many attribute it to the city's air pollution.
  • Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Date: 03/01/2021