Beijing issues 1st smog Red Alert

December 7, 2015 - News / Technology

Beijing issues 1st smog red alert, urging schools to close

” .. polluted air throughout broad swaths of China has had severe health effects. A study led by atmospheric chemist Jos Lelieveld of Germany’s Max Planck Institute and published this year in Nature magazine estimated that 1.4 million people each year die prematurely because of pollution in China. Most of the pollution is blamed on coal-fired power plants, along with vehicle emissions and construction and factory work. China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, plans to upgrade coal power plants over the next five years to tackle the problem …”

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