Some ofthe Chinese public are angry at the disruption it has caused.
Authoritieshave banned wood fires to curb pollution and help ensure blue skies for theleaders instead of the usual grey smog, leading to freezing nights forvillagers on the outskirts of Beijing.
‘I nowsleep under three quilts at night,’ said a man who gave only his surname, Bai,as is typical of many Chinese when speaking to journalists.
‘Therecannot be any smoke, and we cannot heat our brick beds,’ said the 68-year-old.
Obamaposes as he participates in a tree-planting ceremony outside the International ConferenceCenter in YanqiLake, north of Beijing. Right, with Chinese President XiJinping