06 Sep '15, 2pm

Real-Time Map Reveals China's Deadly Air Pollution @cleanaircouncil @CleanAirLondon

Though pollution in China’s northeast corridor running from Beijing to Shanghai is “particularly intense,” the problem is widespread. “Consistent with prior findings, the greatest pollution occurs in the east, but significant levels are widespread across northern and central China and are not limited to major cities or geologic basins,” said researchers. They found that during a four month period from April to August 2014, 92 percent of the population experienced more than 120 hours of “unhealthy air” based on the standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. And 38 percent experienced long-term average concentrations that were unhealthy.

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2015/09/06/china-air-pollution-map/

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